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Exposure To Hazardous Substances

Do your staff often experience exposure to hazardous substances, if they do then here at Mercian Environmental Services we can help you to comply with The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002. Substances that can be hazardous to health are defined as any substance that creates a potential hazard when working under the instruction of an employer. This may include substances listed in the CHIP 2 Regulations 1994 and which the classification is specified as toxic, very toxic, harmful, corrosive or irritant. Exposure to hazardous substances is the responsibility of the employer and you have a duty to ensure that your workplace remains safe for all staff at all times.

Under regulation 6 of The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 and employer is required to assess the risks to health posed in the workplace where chemicals or other known substances fall into the hazardous categories and those ventilation systems that control substances must be tested every 14 months. An assessment of exposure to hazardous substances is therefore vital to give the employer information on whether activities involving chemicals are likely to result in staff being exposed to significant levels of potentially dangerous substances. Steps can then be taken to minimize the risk potential to fall into line with current guidelines and legislations.

You can find further information about our exposure to hazardous substances and how we can help you to evaluate your workplace to ensure you meet the standards required, please follow this link for more details: COSHH Testing. Alternatively, should you have any questions that you would like to ask us then please get in touch with our office today. You can do this be telephone or email and a member of our friendly team will do all they can to help answer you questions and address your companies needs. We look forward to hearing from you and helping with your exposure to hazardous substances assessments.



See Our Other Environmental Services

Mercian Environmental Services also offer other workplace related services:

  1. Legionella Testing -
    to control the risk of Legionnaires' disease.
  2. Water Management -
    to maintain the quality of drinking water supplies
  3. COSHH Testing -
    to assess exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace
  4. Indoor Air Quality -
    air quality assessments in the office environment

For more information or to request a quotation for any of the above services, either use our contact form or call us on: 01905 24294 or 07905 926 212

HSC Guidance for the Control of Noise at Work Regulations
HSE Sound Solutions Techniques to Reduce Noise at Work