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Greenwashing – Know the facts to protect your business

What is chemical greenwashing? Greenwashing is the deceptive practice of dressing up harmful and/or toxic chemical products to create the impression of environmental safety and sustainability. As more businesses and consumers undertake sincere actions to lessen their impact on the environment, manufacturers have responded by developing effective, safer and more sustainable chemical products. This leads […]

4 important reasons to make sure your cleaner or degreaser is eco safe

Are the cleaning and degreasing products in your workplace eco safe? These types of chemical products are likely to end up in drains from waste water run-off. Eventually they make their way into waterways such as streams and rivers, and ultimately to the sea. Here are 4 important reasons to make sure that the chemical […]

Busting the myths of chemical safety in the workplace

There are a number of dangerous myths about chemical safety in the workplace. Unfortunately, like many myths, these beliefs are common and ingrained in many organisations.  Busting some of these myths is an important step towards safer and healthier workplaces. Myth 1: If it’s familiar, it’s safe When things have been done a certain way […]

Is your wellbeing threatened by hidden toxic chemicals?

With tighter constraints on worker safety and environmental compliance chemical manufacturers are left with two options: Cover up their hazardous ingredients with ‘greenwashing’  OR Spend the time, effort and money on product development and testing to protect the community from unnecessary chemical exposure. Chemical exposure occurs too often in spite of all precautions by managers and […]

Is your workplace making you sick?

  Almost every workplace contains some form of hazardous chemical, and in most cases there are many of them. Whilst some chemical hazards such as solvents or insecticides are easy to identify, others are found in common products such as cleaners, degreasers, disinfectants and other seemingly innocuous items. To help in awareness of ‘everyday’ toxic […]