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29th January 2021

RPS247 published

The Environment Agency has published RPS 247 “Using unbound incinerator bottom ash aggregate (IBAA) in construction activities”.  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/using-unbound-incinerator-bottom-ash-aggregate-ibaa-in-construction-activities-rps-247/using-unbound-incinerator-bottom-ash-aggregate-ibaa-in-construction-activities-rps-247

22nd January 2021

RIDDOR reports of COVID-19

HSE remind that COVID-19 incidents should only be reported under RIDDOR when one of the following circumstances applies:

an accident or incident at work has, or could have, led to the release or escape of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). This must be reported as a dangerous occurrencea person at work (a worker) has been diagnosed as having COVID-19 attributed to an occupational exposure to coronavirus. This must be reported as a case of diseasea worker dies as a result of occupational exposure to coronavirus. This must be reported as a work-related death due to exposure to a biological agent
11th January 2021

EA Guidance on F gas exports.

The Environment Agency and DEFRA have posted guidance on action to be taken if fluorinated gas (F gas) exports from the UK are rejected at an EU border control post. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/f-gas-exports-rejected-at-an-eu-border-control-post