The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 is a United Kingdom Statutory Instrument that stipulates general requirements on employers to protect employees and other persons from the hazards of substances used at work by risk assessment, control of exposure, health surveillance and incident planning.
Many schools/departments use hazardous substances, or products that are mixtures with hazardous components. Some processes create hazardous substances.
We have to prevent or reduce workers exposure to such hazardous substances by:
To achieve the above, a process risk assessment must be carried out to identify the actions required to control the risk. The outcome of the assessment should then be included in the standard operating procedures for the process.
Writing a Standard Operating Procedure (Word | PDF )
The Safety Office provides training in the assessment of work with hazardous substances. Please see the Professional Development Health and Safety Short Course Programme.
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