Chemicals

  1. Cleaning Up Your Chemical Spill...The Best Guide

    Cleaning Up Your Chemical Spill...The Best Guide

    Try not to go walking or track via the spill area, make use of a scoop and then whisk broom to thoroughly clean chemical substance deposits from leak. Place in adequately labelled carrier or alternatively bucket for disposal, cleanse leak areas in detail with a Surface Cleaner, after that wipe dry.

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  2. Dealing With Your Empty Chemical Containers

    Dealing With Your Empty Chemical Containers

    Businesses throughout the UK either store, use or manufacture goods with the addition of chemicals in some form or other, these chemicals can range from non hazardous, dangerous goods and those that fall under the COSHH regulations. Sometime not a lot of thought goes into where a business would store their empty chemical containers.

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  3. Occupational Health Risks With Hazardous Materials

    Occupational Health Risks With Hazardous Materials

    Any hazardous substances that are going to be used, or processes which may produce hazardous materials, should be identified. The risks from work that might affect site workers or members of the public should then be assessed. Designers should eliminate hazardous materials from their designs. Where this is not possible, they should specify the least hazardous products which perform satisfactorily.

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  4. Safety Storage Cabinets And Why You Need Them

    Safety Storage Cabinets And Why You Need Them

    With regards to flammable substance cabinets it is very important that the cabinets are located within a secure environment, this location should be in a well ventilated area and by no means nowhere near any fire hazards or sources. The cabinets must be well indicated be signs and the location(s) should be documented within your fire safety policy and associated risk assessments. The correct use of the flammable storage cabinets also needs to be considered, don't leave the doors open when unattended and ensure there that it is kept locked when not in use by lock and key with only one or two key holders minimising the risk of incorrect use by others who are untrained or whom are not responsible for it's safety.

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  5. Your Complete Guide To COSHH

    Your Complete Guide To COSHH

    Working with substances hazardous to health A brief guide to COSHH. Myth ‘Of course it’s safe – we’ve always done it this way.’ Reality Some diseases take years to develop. If exposure is high because the task has always been done that way, maybe it’s time for a change.Introduction, This Article describes how to control hazardous substances at work, so they do not cause ill health.

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  6. The Bulk Storage Of Acids

    The Bulk Storage Of Acids

    The storage of acids can create serious risks, not only to people on site, but also to the emergency services, the general public off site, and to the environment. This publication gives guidance on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of installations used for storing hydrochloric acid and nitric acid in fixed tanks. It applies to new installations and to existing installations where reasonably practicable.

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  7. Health And Safety In The Workplace

    Health And Safety In The Workplace

    This guidance is for employers and duty holders, and others who have responsibility for the control of work sites and premises, or operating equipment requiring verbal and/or non verbal communications. This third edition provides practical advice on how to comply with the Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996.

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  8. The Importance Of Chemical Warehousing

    The Importance Of Chemical Warehousing

    This fourth edition of Chemical warehousing is aimed at anyone who has responsibility for the storage of dangerous substances, regardless of the size of storage facility.

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