Managing agents need to consider how they comply with the Control ofSubstances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 in both their own offices and within the common parts of the residential properties they manage. It is important to exercise control when dealing with hazardous substances because the possible harmful effects are not always immediate.

Covering Topics

  • Overview
  • The Law
  • What Products Fall Under the COSHH Regulations?
  • Where can I Find Relevant information?
  • What do I Need to Provide?
  • What Responsibilities do Contractors Have?
  • Practical Tips on Meeting Compliance With COSHH
  • Assessing The Risk from Substances
  • Who Should Undertake COSHH Assessments?
  • 5 Steps to Assessing the Risks and Deciding what Precautions are Needed
  • Examples of Hazardous Substances Used in the Common Parts of Residential Premises
  • Health Surveillance
  • COSHH Symbols
  • Further Information
  • Example COSHH Assessment Sheet
  • Essential Control Measures to be Followed

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