COSHH/CLP Symbols Demystified
May07

COSHH/CLP Symbols Demystified

Too often when delivering sessions on COSHH management and assessments, I noticed my trainees have a tough time getting used to the COSSH symbols and what they represent. Many are aware of the old symbols and can’t seem to grasp what the new symbols represent as some of the new ones look nothing like the old ones. So this post will explain in detail what the COSHH symbols represent. This symbols are also referred to as CLP...

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The cleaning industry: hazards and risks
Mar23

The cleaning industry: hazards and risks

The Cleaning Industry: Hazards and Risks I initially wrote this as a factsheet while working at the London Hazards Centre a few years back. I have however updated it and made it less technical but have kept most of the information. Last week , I wrote 2 articles providing information on communication in the workplace and to help those who work with chemicals manage chemical hazards. These articles prompted me to revisit this...

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How to Assess, Analyse and Control Chemical Hazards
Mar18

How to Assess, Analyse and Control Chemical Hazards

Hazardous chemicals are chemicals that present physical or chemical hazards. Chemicals can react in a way that results in a fire, explosion or toxic gas release. These reactions can cause serious harm to both human and property if handled or stored inappropriately. All chemical materials can be hazardous to health under the wrong conditions such as inappropriate handling and storage. To be able to assess, analyse and control these...

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