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Working with substances hazardous to health

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This leaflet describes how to control hazardous substances at work, so they do not cause ill health. It will help you understand what you need to do to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as amended) which apply to the way you work with these substances.

This leaflet provides measures that you, as an employer, may need to do to protect your employees from hazardous substances at work. It will also be useful to employees and their safety representatives.

It includes information on:

  • Why do I need to read this leaflet?
  • Looking after your business
  • Which substances are harmful?
  • Assessing risk
  • What are exposure control measures?

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