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Document ID (ISN)55273
CIS number 91-220
ISBN(s) 0-11-885433-X
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission - Education Services Advisory Committee
Title COSHH: Guidance for universities, polytechnics and colleges of further and higher education
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 34p. 19 ref. Price: GBP 2.00.
Abstract Contents of this guide: principal aims of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations (see CIS 89-1092); definition of 'substances hazardous to health'; duties of employers, employees and others; guidance on risk assessment and selection and training of assessors; selection, use and maintenance of control measures; need for routine monitoring and health surveillance; provision of information to those exposed to hazardous substances; outlines of relevant Approved Codes of Practice.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; harmful substances; legislation; educational institutions; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; list of chemical substances; limitation of exposure; responsibilities of employees; medical supervision; comment on law; exposure evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions
Risk evaluation