|Document ID (ISN)||100115|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
||Control of chemicals in printing: COSHH essentials for printers
||HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2000. iv, 16p. lllus. 6 ref. + 35 safety data sheets. Price: GBP 15.00.
||Aimed at employers in the printing industry, this document contains advice and guidance for the assessment of their activities under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 (COSHH, see CIS 00-620). The regulations require employers to limit the exposure to hazardous substances to protect the health of their employees. The guidance proposes a step-by-step approach for each chemical used in the printing shop: allocating a hazard group; identifying the quantity being used; identifying the volatility; finding the appropriate control guidance sheet; implementing and reviewing preventive actions. 35 information sheets offering guidance on the implementation of engineering control measures are included, grouped under the headings of general ventilation, engineering control, containment, special situations and general advice.
||printing industry; United Kingdom; training material; hazard evaluation; plant safety and health organization; limitation of exposure
||responsibilities of employers; safety guides; harmful substances; solvents; training manuals; list of chemical substances; ventilation; exposure evaluation; substitution; personal protective equipment; classification; comment on law; directive; data sheet; check lists; information of personnel; chemical safety
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Printing, photography and photocopying industry