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A few of the fabrics and chemical substances used on development websites can current healthiness risks. it's critical that website staff and executives are conscious of the potential risks and the precautions that has to be taken. This e-book informs the person in regards to the keep an eye on of drugs harmful to health and wellbeing (COSHH) rules 1988, which impose yes specifications at the garage, dealing with and use of chemical compounds. It provides advice on enforcing the laws in the development atmosphere, with cross-references to precise laws governing lead and asbestos. consumers and architects at an early level in getting ready necessities will locate the time table of harmful ingredients within the appendix really precious, as will others searching for possible choices. The publication additionally includes simple info to be used in an emergency while no specialist suggestion is quickly at hand

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No Yes or unsure Is health surveillance required? Figure 4 CIRIA Report 125 Seek specialist advice Using assessments on site 41 BUILDING PROJECT The Contracts Manager and Estimator consider the bid documents, and estimate the costs of ensuring adequate provision for health and safety. It is noted that a new product, an epoxy resin, is specified and this will require assessment before the work commences. Problem On award of contract, the Contracts Manager reviews the paperwork again and begins to draw up, with the Safety Adviser, the Site Safety Plan.

2 2 I •a IS fl M 3 Si 2 i c "3 2 a. 2 O 00 ? 8 2 2 1 •8 Urn I CO -Si "8 ft. This schedule is an initial guide and not a COSHH Assessment. Employers are required to make COSHH Assessments of hazardous substances at work. o (0 I- 1 I 2 a e £ ! 5 s U 00 2 00 2 vd Si 2 NO 2 NO »> W i t MO O OO NO* 3 2 2 11 3 3 i & NO* s. 2 i i 1 i fi Si 9* 5 00 2 S 2 2 It 2 1! I.! a •i I a * e= g * & J5 NO 2 1 i 3 This schedule is an initial guide and not a COSHH Assessment. Employers are required to make COSHH Assessments of hazardous substances at work.

In any particular instance, the Employment Medical Advisory Service (EMAS) can give advice. EMAS may be contacted through the Area Office of the HSE. LEAD Under the Lead Regulations 1980 medical surveillance for workers assessed by their employers as at risk of receiving defined significant exposures is required. Such workers will often be engaged in hot work such as lead-based paint burning, other demolition work or working on lead-contaminated sites. Typically, monitoring is based upon blood lead levels, against a standard for adult males and women not of reproductive age.

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