HSE update – Control Of Substances Harmful to Health (COSHH)

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COSHH requirements will be particularly relevant for any business running a repairs workshop.

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A reminder to our members that some substances likely to be used in your businesses may be subject to COSHH requirements. Petrol is a typical example.

COSHH requirements will be particularly relevant for any business running a repairs workshop.

HSE periodically publishes updates on COSHH substances. Recently it provided an article on the handling of dichloromethane (DCM), which is used for stripping surface coating from alloy wheels:

https://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/essentials/direct-advice/dichloromethane.htm

HSE also provides an e-tool to help with COSHH compliance:

http://coshh-tool.hse.gov.uk

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