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COSHH

Introduction: Many hazardous substances are used in the construction industry. Ignoring a hazardous substance today is something you may regret tomorrow.

Main points:
• COSHH assessments must be carried out with the aim of elimination, substitution and reduction of exposure to hazardous substances.
• Any substance that has a hazard warning label has the potential to do harm – assess the risks before you use it.
• Employees must use hazardous substances as directed, following the required safety precautions, and using the required PPE as applicable.

Discussion points:
• Store hazardous materials in suitable containers, ensuring only as much as is needed is in the workplace, and that lids are replaced when not in use.
• Read labels on containers – if no label then do not use!
• Know the correct precautions and control measures.
• Avoid all unnecessary contact with hazardous substances.
• Know where the first aid and washing facilities are on site.
• Always wash hands after use, and do not eat, drink or smoke when handling hazardous substances.
• Ensure there is adequate ventilation when using hazardous substances.
• Never mix hazardous substances unless you are sure of what you are doing.
• Never expose other employees to fumes, dust, gas or any other dangers from hazardous substances.
• Don’t store hazardous substances above head height.
• Always clean up any spillages, dispose of hazardous waste properly.

IF A DUST, FUME OR VAPOUR MAKES YOU COUGH,
CATCH YOUR BREATH, OR GIVES YOU A HEADACHE
THEN IT’S A SUBSTANCE HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH

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