|Document ID (ISN)||102847|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||A step by step guide to COSHH assessment
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2004. viii, 46p. 25 ref. Price: GBP 8.95.
||This document is aimed at helping employers to assess their activities under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH, see CIS 03-1023). It describes and explains the principles of assessment with the help of with extensive examples. Topics covered: gathering information on the substances, the work and the working practices; evaluating the risk to health; deciding on the necessary measures to comply with regulations 7-13 of COSHH; recording the assessment; when the assessment needs to be reviewed; skills required for conducting an assessment; concept of "reasonable practicability". Replaces CIS 01-186.
||dangerous substances; United Kingdom; plant safety and health organization; health hazards; hazard evaluation
||responsibilities of employers; compliance with exposure limits; exposure evaluation; safety guides; qualifications; comment on law; directive; legislation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)