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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002

UK legislation which requires risk assessments for all chemicals and biologicals used in the laboratory. Employers are tasked with providing free vaccines against pathogens (if such are available) and are required to maintain health records on employees who handle or are exposed to Hazard Group 3 and 4 agents.
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Current COSHH regulations require employers to prevent or adequately control exposure and, if these standards become too onerous or costly to comply with, then industry bodies like the British Coatings Federation recommend substituting two-pack polyurethane with a less hazardous product.
Hugh James has already scored a major success using Coshh regulations.
These seminars present an opportunity to review various health and safety elements such as risk assessment or COSHH awareness that can then be implemented within businesses.
One of the key issues involves the Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.
More recently, some attempts have been made to use the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations as the basis for HAI claims.
The units, supplied by Quest International (UK) Ltd--AirManager, are unique in that they are the only system certified as meeting the emission standards laid down by EH38 of COSHH Regulation 1994.
* chemicals--lack of COSHH information, insufficient first aid measures, inadequate storage
It was developed as a water-based product extremely low in solvent content, avoiding the odor problems of solvents and COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) requirements.
Zoonoses and health implications including COSHH. In: Beynon PH, Forbes NA, Harcourt-Brown NH, editors.
It also helps them organize their record keeping as requried by the COSHH Regulations.