New Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region now published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe.

10th Oct, 2018

These new WHO guidelines reflect increasing concerns about noise as a public health issue, which has adverse effects on human health and well-being. Their primary aim is to provide recommendations...

​The importance of occupational risk assessments, surveys and health surveillance​

31st May, 2016

A pipe manufacturing company has been fined £200,000 for using vibrating tools without proper training to staff. The fine is the latest large penalty following changes to safety sentencing guidelines...

​Every breath we take: the lifelong impact of air pollution

27th May, 2016

The Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have produced the report “Every breath we take: the lifelong impact of air pollution” detailing air...

​Horsham secures funding for electric car pool

27th May, 2016

Horsham District Council are to provide three electric pool vehicles in a bid to improve air quality and lower carbon emissions. The initiative has been made possible through funding awarded...