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Document ID (ISN)60416
CIS number 93-1153
Year 1993
Convention or series no. HSE IACL81
Author(s)
Agricultural Industry Advisory Committee (AIAC)
Title A guide to producing a farm COSHH assessment
Bibliographic information HSE Information Centre, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, United Kingdom, 1993. 12p. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract Guidance book aimed at farmers who wish to learn how to produce a COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988, see CIS 89-1092) assessment. Attention is drawn to hazardous substances commonly used in farming, warning symbols used, assessing exposure on farms, control measures, health surveillance, implementing the assessment. A check list is presented (exposure prevention, hazards and risks, control, protective equipment, instruction and training, health surveillance).
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; occupational safety; dangerous substances; training material; hazard evaluation; agriculture; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) personal protective equipment; hazard identification; legislation; safety guides; safety training in industry; check lists; medical supervision
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals
Risk evaluation