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Chemical Hazard Symbols And Meanings

3rd May, 2017 - COSHH

The old orange square COSHH symbols are finally being phased out for good on the 1st of June 2017. That gives you one month to get your head around the new chemical hazard symbols and their meanings. You be fairly familiar with the new red diamond symbols - they have been around since 2010!

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Understand COSHH Symbols With A Free Factsheet Download

2nd May, 2017 - COSHH

COSHH symbols, or more formally, CLP symbols, are pictograms that provide information about the hazard a particular substance or mixture creates. To help you remember them, we have created a free COSHH symbols factsheet. Find out more about the symbols and download the factsheet today.

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Under The COSHH?

4th October, 2016 - COSHH

COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. There are a set of regulations (The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations) that requires you to control substances that are hazardous to health within your organisation. So what is exactly is under the COSHH?

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Construction COSHH Failures And How To Avoid Them

25th November, 2013 - COSHH

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations are a well known set of regulations, however many workplaces fail to adequately assess the risks from exposure to hazardous substances. Why can COSHH fail in construction and how can we avoid failing to comply?

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Calculating The COSHH Regulations 8 Hour Time Weighted Average

17th April, 2012 - COSHH

Workplace exposure limits that apply under the COSHH regulations are subject to a time weighted average. The most common type of workplace exposure limit (WEL) is the 8 hour limit, or long term exposure limit. But how do you calculate the 8 hour time weighted average to stay under the limits?

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