FAQs - Health and safety

How are harmful substances handled?

The center manager or their nominated representative will be responsible for identifying all substances which need a COSHH assessment.

The local H&S representative or service contractor will be responsible for undertaking COSHH assessments.

The center manager will be responsible for ensuring that all actions identified in the assessments are implemented.

The center manager or their nominated representative will be responsible for ensuring that all relevant employers are informed about the COSHH assessments.

All and any new substances suggested for use by employees or contractors will be investigated for their suitability and safety before purchased.

Assessments will be reviewed annually or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.

Last updated: 
02 November 2015
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