frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK and EU Environment Safety and Health Law Procedure and Policy

Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.

The updates covered in this month’s edition include (among others):

  • PPE at Work regulations are updated
  • HSE advises hospitality venues to check outdoor installations ready for spring and summer
  • Government publishes guidance on the implementation of the Food (Promotion and Placement) (England) Regulations 2021
  • Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) launches new product safety alerts, reports and recalls site
  • Senior Traffic Commissioner’s Statutory documents are updated to incorporate new regulations on LGVs
  • HSE published its rolling action plan (RAP) of substances to be evaluated under UK REACH
  • DEFRA has published a policy paper on mandatory digital waste tracking
  • Consumer Goods Forum Plastic Waste Coalition publishes Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy for Plastics – A Vision and Principles Paper
  • ECHA recommends the restriction of 34 bisphenols
  • European Commission proposes the “phase-down” of F-gas emissions; new bans on ozone depleting potential substances; and new industrial emissions rules