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Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

Hazard sign for irritantOn this page you will find information about how to control hazardous substances at work so that they do not cause ill health.

It will help you to understand what you need to do to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as amended), which applies to the way you work with these substances.

What you must do

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as
amended) requires employers to:

What you should know

Substances can take many forms and include:

Updated: 2014-12-10