This month's news
Skin care booklets
The Health & Safety Executive has published three guidance booklets on assessing and managing risks from exposure of skin to chemical agents. They are available on 08701 545500. www.hsebooks.co.uk
A series of roadshows to raise awareness about the need for correct personal protective equipment are being run by the Health & Safety Executive and the British Occupational Hygiene Society from April. They will tour the country calling at London, Glasgow, Cardiff, Preston and Sheffield. www.hse.gov.uk
The Health & Safety Executive has approved an updated list of occupational exposure limits which will be published in early May. The new limits will take effect from December. A consultation process has also begun through the Health & Safety Commission.