CoSHH Essentials: Controlling exposure to chemicals – a simple control banding approach Occupational hygienists and others colleagues use this CoSHH essentials control banding approach to identify suitable options for mitigating risks from substances hazardous to health. This approach is particularly useful where workplaces may hold a large variety of different hazardous substances. The aim is…
This HSE guide on working with Chromium was last updated in 2013. The guide discusses working with chromium and its inorganic compounds and how exposure may affect your health. This leaflet tells you about the possible health effects, the preventative measures your employer needs to apply, and the precautions you should take to protect your health….
First published by HSE in 2012 as a Research Report. It looks at the current burden of sinonasal cancer in the UK where exposure to certain substances in some industries pose a heightened risk. Formaldehyde, wood dust, leather dust (work in boot and shoe manufacture), nickel, chromium VI and mineral oils have been classified by…
Short HSE guide on managing the sumps used in metal working fluid applications. The full document can be downloaded by following the URL below:-
This HSE Guidance leaflet aims to help employees who work with metalworking fluids understand the main risks to their health. It contains general advice on the precautions which they and their employers can take to avoid these risks. Full leaflet can be downloaded by clicking on the URL below:-
The full title of this HSE research Report is in fact “Visualisation & Control of Solder Fume Exposure – a Quantitative Assessment of LEV Effectiveness”. Published in 2011 by HSE, the document was prepared by HSL. From the introduction to the Research Report:- “Colophony or Rosin Based Solder Flux Fume is a known cause of…
Whilst not focused solely on the exposure aspects/LEV areas of welding etc, this HSE Guidance leaflet is still very useful for anyone who uses compressed gases for welding, hot cutting and similar processes. It describes the hazards associated with portable oxy/fuel gas equipment and the precautions for avoiding injury and damage to property.
This HSE Guidance Leaflet, which was published in 2005 describes good practice for digital (ink-jet) printing on machines up to 3.2 metres wide, using UV-curable inks. It advises the use LEV (extraction) for any Ozone produced by the process.
HSE Guide for Printing Industry, published in 2005 describes good practice for printing with UV-curable inks where the ink-curing lamps generate ozone. It discusses the use of LEV for controlling any ozone produced in the process.
A Guide produced by HSE in 2005 which describes good practice for printing using UV-curable inks. It discusses (briefly) that LEV should be used to remove any ozone produced by the process.