Be honest now. Some regulations can feel like a drag – bureaucratic hoops that you’re forced to jump through. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations are not like that though - rather, they are a vital and in some cases lifesaving necessity for all businesses. After all, COSHH covers hazardous substances that... Continue Reading →
New CDM regulations coming into force, how will you be affected?
New Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations, subject to goverment approval, are due to come into force in April, but what changes do the 2015 regulations bring, and how will your businesses be affected? To answer these questions I’ve put together a brief summary of the changes heralded by the new CDM Regulations - all of... Continue Reading →
The ABC of OSH (Part 1)
As every safety and health professional knows, there’s a near endless list of issues we need to consider if we are going to ensure every employee returns safely home to their families each night. While most of you will have studied for years to achieve the highest health and safety qualifications, there’s no harm in... Continue Reading →
COSHH Regulations: 25 years in 25 facts
This month sees the 25th anniversary of the COSHH regulations. As far as safety regulations go, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations are fairly visible and no doubt many of you have attended COSHH training of some sort. The majority of organisations today use substances that could cause harm to employees, contractors and... Continue Reading →
What is COSHH? Safety symbol quiz!
As we’ve discussed in a previous COSHH definition post, we’re frequently asked “What is COSHH?” and “What does COSHH stand for?” Read on for a COSHH definition, a guide to COSHH symbols and a chance to test your knowledge! What does COSHH stand for? COSHH stands for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’ and under... Continue Reading →
What is COSHH? Questions about COSHH answered
We're frequently asked "What is COSHH?". This article aims to answer basic questions such as "What does COSHH stand for?". Read on for a COSHH definition, a guide to COSHH symbols and more. COSHH stands for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’ and under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, employers need to... Continue Reading →
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