COSHH Assessments – 7 key questions

  In my last post I discussed the main problems that I often encounter with how COSHH assessments are carried out in practice. These were concentrating on the hazards rather than the risks neglecting to include process generated substances concentrating on inhalation exposures and neglecting other routes lack of emphasis on controls failure to considerContinue reading “COSHH Assessments – 7 key questions”

Common problems with COSHH assessments

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) are undoubtedly the most important legal requirements for occupational hygienists working in Great Britain. They’ve been around for a long time now – the first version being enacted in 1988 – yet, in my experience, there are still many organisations that haven’t completely got to gripsContinue reading “Common problems with COSHH assessments”