Resources and LInks





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  • Hazards Campaign -is a UK-wide network of resource centres and campaigners and supports those organising and campaigning for justice and safety at work.

  • Hazards Magazine- is an independent, union-friendly magazine and provides the information and resources on health and safety issues to make the union job easier.

Chem Trust along with 26 NGOs produced 12 key asks, which highlight a range of actions that must be implemented in the new Chemicals Strategy in order to provide strong protection from hazardous chemicals for UK people, wildlife and the environment.

Toxic-free for EU, a brand-new weekly briefing on EU politics and chemical regulatory affairs

  • Breast Cancer UK - to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure

  • Effects of Flame Retardants on health:

  • Green Alliance - to ensure that the political priorities of the United Kingdom are determined within an ecological perspective

  • Greener Jobs Alliance - to promote skills training and job creation to meet the needs of Britain’s rapidly growing low carbon sectors and to green the whole economy. See newsletter for up to date news.

  • Fidra - To achieve pragmatic solutions to environmental issues using the best available science working in collaboration with governments, industry and the public

  • WEN - Womens Environmental Network - to achieve equality, justice and joy at the point where gender and environmental issues meet

Fact sheets

Other useful information:

Useful global information in researching products, chemicals and other hazardous substances:

  • REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation - Registered Substances Factsheets -

  • Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) is a policy framework to promote chemical safety around the world -

  • EEB is the largest and most inclusive European network of environmental citizens’ group -

  • IPEN is a global network forging a healthier world where people and the environment are no longer harmed by the production, use, and disposal of toxic chemicals -

  • OECD toolbox - a software application intended to the use of governments, chemical industry and other stakeholders in filling gaps in (eco)toxicity data needed for assessing the hazards of chemicals. -


For more information, and for support please contact:

Janet Newsham: Coordinator of Greater Manchester Hazards Centre or 07734317158

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