Control of Substances Hazardous to Health


A guide to legal requirements for controlling substances hazardous to health.

If substances that are hazardous to health are present in the workplace, employers are under a duty to make sure that they cannot and are not allowed to cause ill-health to any person.

Detailed regulations set out specific steps that must be followed. Where an employer purchases substances and chemical products dangerous or hazardous to health, the labelling on the product will show icons identifying the nature of the hazards. Suppliers must classify their products and include warnings and safety information on the label.

They must also provide you with a more detailed Safety Data Sheet.

Download this free guide to learn more about:

  • Assessing hazards and risk
  • Monitoring
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Worker information and training
  • Health surveillance
  • Emergencies

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