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Document ID (ISN)103990
CIS number 05-185
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2534-6
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L5
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Control of substances hazardous to health (Fourth edition). The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 - Approved Code of Practice and Guidance
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2002. iv, 131p. Illus. 45 ref. Price: GBP 10.50.
Internet access 05-0185.pdf [in English]
Abstract Contains the Approved Code of Practice for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 with supporting guidance on the control of carcinogenic substances, work with biological agents and the control of substances that cause occupational asthma. Covers: the assessment of health risks; prevention or control of exposure; use and maintenance of control measures; exposure monitoring; health surveillance; provision of information and training; arrangements for dealing with accidents. Replaces previous edition (CIS 00-814).
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; United Kingdom; legislation; health engineering; biological hazards; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) vinyl chloride; asthma; implementation of control measures; hazard evaluation; respirators; information of personnel; medical supervision; replaced; comment on law; directive; determination in air
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards