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Flour (Bakers and millers)

This information will help employers, the self employed and franchisees to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure to flour dusts, etc, and protect workers health.

Baking (Flour)

FL0: Advice for managers

  • FL0: Advice for managers Advice for managersThis information will help managers to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure and protect workers’ health.

FL1: Bag opening, tipping and dough mixing

  • Bag opening, tipping and dough mixingThis sheet describes good practice using dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FL2: Weighing and handling flour improvers

  • Weighing and handling flour improversThis sheet describes good practice using dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FL3: Dough moulding and dividing

  • Dough moulding and dividing This sheet describes good practice using effective engineering controls. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FL4: Flour dust control

  • Flour dust controlThis sheet describes good practice using dust extraction and where necessary, respiratory protective equipment (RPE). It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FL5: Flour bagging

  • Flour baggingThis sheet describes good practice using dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FL6: Manual addition of bulk improvers to flour in flour milling

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FL7: Cleaning

  • Cleaning This sheet describes good practice using effective engineering controls . It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

FL8: Stand-alone dust collector

  • Stand-alone dust collectorThis sheet describes good practice using a stand-alone dust collector where there is no room to install fixed dust extraction equipment.

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FL9: ‘Immaterial lid’ design for dust collector

2015-08-13