hazardous substances

hazardous substances
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulation 1995 cover a wide range of chemical and other substances. They require employers to identify and assess risks, prevent or reduce exposure, implement controls, instruct, inform and train employees and others, and carry out surveillance on employees. There are further specific requirements for biological agents (mostly micro-organisms) and carcinogens (substances which may cause cancer).

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