Health and safety - Chemical safety


Manage the risks associated with workplace chemicals with this series of documents


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COSHH/DSEAR assessment - guidance noteThe process for risk assessing the use of hazardous and dangerous substances is relatively complicated, so we've produced this guidance note to help you.How to use the guideCOSHH stands for the Control of Substance... Read more
27 Nov 2017
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Flow Chart
Flow chart - undertaking a COSHH assessmentCompleting a COSHH assessment may seem daunting. Follow our flow chart to help you manage the process in a safe and professional way.How does it work?Following our Flow Chart - Undertaking a COSHH Assessment... Read more
03 Nov 2017
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Procedure
COSHH/DSEAR assessment - concreteIf employees work with concrete you will need to assess the risks and decide how it can be done safely. Use our example COSHH/ DSEAR assessment to do this.Careful selectionThe handling of concrete involves risks to heal... Read more
01 Jul 2017
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Miscellaneous
COSHH/DSEAR assessment - metalworking fluidsTo comply with your legal duties as defined in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (as amended) 2002 (COSHH), if you use hazardous substances in your workplace, you must complete a risk... Read more
24 Apr 2017
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Flowchart
Flow chart - spill responseIf there's a spillage of liquid, whether it's oil or gravy, chemical or custard, you need your staff to act swiftly. However, they must also avoid putting themselves or others at risk. Use our flow chart to encourage a balanc... Read more
28 Feb 2017
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Flowchart
Flow chart - when to carry out a COSHH assessmentThe Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) state that assessments must be carried out to prevent harm, but how do you know which substances are affected? Follow our flow cha... Read more
04 Oct 2016
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Checklist
Use of chemicals checklistYou may think that the proper management of chemicals is complicated, but it needn't be. To help you, we've devised a simple to use checklist.Use of chemicals  checklistFailing to control exposure to hazardous chemicals can c... Read more
22 Dec 2015
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Miscellaneous
Preliminary COSHH assessmentIf you're a low to medium-risk business, you may find that a full COSHH assessment is unnecessary. In order to identify if this is the case, consider using our preliminary COSHH assessment form.Preliminary coshh assessmentI... Read more
30 Nov 2009
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Checklist
Chemical storeroom checklistIf you use enough chemicals to justify a dedicated chemical storeroom, you will need to ensure that you manage it safely. Our three-part checklist can help you do this. Chemical storeroom checklistIf you store large quant... Read more
04 Aug 2009
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Miscellaneous
Guide to safety data sheetsSafety data sheets provide vital information on how to use chemicals safely. However, if you need help in understanding how to get the most from this information, our easy-to-use guide can help.Material safety data sheetsIn... Read more
02 Apr 2009
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