Blog - COSHH

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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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