Test Your Knowledge
Hazardous Substances are used in many workplaces and take many different forms. Solids, liquids, gases, mists and fumes can all be present in the workplace.
Every year, thousands of workers are made ill by hazardous substances, contracting lung disease such as asthma, cancer and skin disease such as dermatitis. These diseases cost many millions of pounds each year to industry, society and individuals.
As the employer, are responsible for taking effective measures to control exposure and protect health. These measures can also improve production or cut waste.
Why not check your COSHH knowledge by answering the following questions:
What is the best method of reducing the risk from a hazardous substance in your workplace?
When choosing a new cleaning product, how can you quickly determine which product is safest?
When doing a COSHH risk assessment what is the most important source of information to use?
Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations what is an employee legally required to do?
What is the most effective way to reduce exposure to hazardous fumes or gases in a workplace?