Chemical and Hazardous Substances

  • 2011

    Biological Monitoring Guidelines

    Many workplace tasks involve using chemicals which can be harmful to health if they are not properly controlled. The employer must ensure that exposure to chemicals is either prevented or properly controlled. These guidelines are primarily aimed at employers who are managing a workplace biological monitoring programme.

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  • 2011

    Chemical Distributors Duties REACH and CLP

    Distributors of chemicals have duties under EU chemical legislation including the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) Regulation and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation. REACH controls the manufacture, import, supply and safe use of chemical substances in the EU while CLP requires companies to classify, label and package their hazardous chemicals correctly before placing them on the market.

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  • 2011

    Your Steps to Chemical Safety

    This booklet shows a three step approach whereby a small business can safely manage its chemicals. It shows you how to carry out a chemical risk assessment, which is required by law but more importantly, it will  help you  protect your employees safety and health. It will also potentially introduce cost savings to your business through more effective work practices, such as correct storage, handling, use and disposal procedures.

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  • 2010

    Respiratory Protective Equipment

    Respiratory protective Equipment (RPE) not worn or selected appropriately is totally ineffective and may give the user a false sense of protection. The aim of these guidelines is to provide basic information and general guidance on the selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protection in the workplace. The main topics covered include the selection, fit testing, use and maintenance of RPE.

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  • 2010

    Wood working Information Sheet

    Wood working Information Sheet

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  • 2010

    Nanoparticles Information Sheet

    Nanoparticles Information Sheet

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  • 2010

    Machine Made Mineral Information Sheet

    Machine Made Mineral Information Sheet

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  • 2010

    Isocyanates Information Sheet

    Isocyanates Information Sheet

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  • 2010

    Epoxy Resins Information Sheet

    Epoxy Resins Information Sheet

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  • 2010

    Dermal Exposure Information Sheet

    Dermal Exposure Information Sheet

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