CHCS Needs Your Help

CHCS has a number of vacancies on our committees and are looking for volunteers to fill them. Volunteering for one of our committees doesn't just benefit the CHCS, it can also be helpful to your company and your career, through the new contacts you will make and the new skills you can pick up.

Current vacancies:

  • CHCS Council: meets 4 times per year, including 3 face-to-face meetings and 1 online meeting. In addition, there may be email correspondence from time-to-time for issues that can’t wait until the next meeting.

  • Finance and Management Committee: this is a new committee that will aim to meet quarterly to review the finances of the CHCS, set budgets in future, oversee our professional contractors and provide support for the management tools used to support the society. Meetings will mainly take place online, with occasional face-to-face meetings as needed.

In addition, we are also always happy to hear from volunteers who would like to join our Training and Assessment Panel, Members Services Committees, or Remuneration Committee.

If you are interested, please do get in touch to discuss what would be involved. Please email, Gill Pagliuca, CHCS Chair, at: chairman@chcs.org.uk.

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.


Gill Pagliuca

CHCS Chair


CHCS News

Impacts Of Additional Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) & Other New Measures Under The Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD)

Risk and Policy Advisors (RPA) are currently working on a study for the European Commission that assesses the impacts of additional Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) and other new measures under the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD).

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

HSE Adds Additional No-Deal Brexit Guidance On REACH 

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have added additional no deal Brexit Guidance on REACH to their Brexit webpages.

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

Latest Consolidated Version Of CLP

The latest consolidated version of CLP (Number 11, dated 01/12/2018) is now available. 

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

EU Withdrawal Stakeholders Meeting (held October 2018)

This in-depth review of the topics discussed at this important meeting, includes sections on HSE, Defra, REACH, REACH-IT, CLP, BPR & Plant Protection Products.

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

13th ATP for CLP Published

The 13th ATP (Adaptation to Technical and scientific Progress) to the CLP Regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures) was published last week as Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/1480.

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal
The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs has published a Guidance Note.

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

News Briefings Summary
  • 25 September 2018: Microplastics and the current situation

  • 4 September 208: IATA publishes significant changes to the 60th Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations

  • 26 July 2018: REACH or CLP regulatory measures proposed for persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT/vPvM) substances

  • 26 July 2018 - REACH or CLP regulatory measures proposed for persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT/vPvM) substances

  • 6 July 2018 - HSE provide a "Chemicals" EU Exit web page.

    CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

    26 July 2018 - CHCS Labelling Competition

    Have you overcome a tricky labelling problem? Are you labelling a small or awkwardly shaped package, printing on a difficult surface, or have overcome another problem?

    Are you proud of your label designs that make it easier for customers to read and understand your labels?

    CHCS Members can enter our new competition. For more details please visit: CHCS Labelling Competition.

    9  July 2018 - CHCS Needs Your Help!

    CHCS has a number of vacancies on our committees and are looking for volunteers to fill them. For more information please see: CHCS Vacancies.

    Next 3 CHCS Training Courses:

    For a full list of our CHCS Training Courses, please visit our Training page. 

    OTHER CHCS EVENTS

    • Other events are in preparation. Please visit again soon.

    HOW TO JOIN CHCS

    CHCS Membership is open to any person with an interest in chemical hazard communications. You can join by completing the simple on-line form at Join CHCS. Membership is currently £85.00 (+ £17.00 VAT where applicable; a total of £102.00). 

    Contact CHCS

    • General, membership and events/training enquiries: enquiries@chcs.org.uk, tel+ 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 1)

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      accounts@chcs.org.uk, tel:
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