Work Related Cancer Deaths

Work Related Cancer Deaths Top 8000 A Year

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More than 8000 cancer deaths in Britain each year can be attributed to work, a major piece of research has found. The work related cancer study, funded by the HSE and published in the British Journal of Cancer, is the first to quantify in detail the burden of cancer in Britain caused by occupation. Researchers […]

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Envirocare Award

Envirocare Win Highly Commended Award

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Envirocare are proud to announce that they received the Highly Commended Award at The Telegraph & Argus Bradford Means Business Awards 2012 in the Environment Friendly Business of the Year section. Our congratulations go to Newlands Community Association who won the award and title of Environment Friendly Business of the Year for their eco-friendly inspire […]

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Diesel Exhaust Cancer

Diesel Engine Exhaust Can Cause Cancer

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) have concluded that Diesel Engine Exhaust Can Cause Cancer and have been classified as carcinogenic. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) found sufficient evidence that exposure to diesel exhausts is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. They also noted limited evidence that exposure could lead to […]

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Asda Fire Safety Breaches

Serious Fire Safety Breaches Cost Asda

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National food retailer Asda Stores Limited has been ordered to pay more than £55,000 in fines and costs for committing serious fire safety breaches at a store in Berkshire. Appearing at Reading Crown Court on 6 June, the firm pleaded guilty to two charges brought under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The case […]

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Scottish Legionnaires Outbreak

Action Taken Over Scottish Legionnaires Outbreak

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The HSE has served an Improvement Notice on an Edinburgh company for alleged failures to control adequately the risk of legionella in a cooling tower. The move follows an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the city, which, since the first case was identified on 28 May, has claimed one life. The notice was served on […]

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What is Legionella

What Is Legionella?

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Did you know that Envirocare can offer support with Legionella & Legionnaires Disease. Envirocare can offer an holistic service from fully trained occupational hygienists. From taking samples through to offering practical advice on how you can control and eradicate this deadly bacteria, Envirocare can help. What Is Legionella? Legionellosis is the collective name given to […]

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