|Document ID (ISN)||64767|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance on Regulations L5
Health and Safety Commission
||General COSHH ACOP (Control of substances hazardous to health), Carcinogens ACOP (Control of carcinogenic substances), Biological agents ACOP (Control of biological agents) - Approved Codes of Practice
||HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. vi, 74p. Illus. Price: GBP 6.75.
||This document contains three Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) related to the Control of Substances to Health Regulations 1994 (COSHH) (see CIS 95-19). The General ACOP includes the text of COSHH and guidance on compliance: responsibilities; assessment of health risks; prevention or control of exposure; maintenance, examination and test of control measures; monitoring exposure; health surveillance; personnel training. It includes special provisions relating to biological agents resulting from the requirement to implement Directive 90/679/EEC (Protection of Workers from Risks Related to Exposure to Biological Agents at Work). The Carcinogens ACOP and the Biological Agents ACOP provide supplementary practical guidance on work with these substances.
||occupational hygiene; carcinogens; biological hazards; harmful substances; United Kingdom
||health engineering; list of chemical substances; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; personal protective equipment; information of personnel; TLV list; medical supervision; replaced; directive; responsibilities; respirators
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)