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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 rubber dust and fume, etc, and protect workers health.

RB00: 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.

RB01: Fume control and general ventilation

  • Fume control and general ventilationThe sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.Control approach 1 (general ventilation) is recommended to control fume that is not captured by local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

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RB02: Dust from bag opening and weighing

  • Dust from bag opening and weighingThe sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures. Control approach 2 (engineering control) is recommended to control rubber process dust at bag opening and weighing.

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RB03: Dust from mixing

  • Dust from mixingThe sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures. Control approach 2 (engineering control) is recommended to control rubber process dust at mixing.

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RB04: Dust and fume from milling

  • Dust and fume from millingThe sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures. Control approach 2 (engineering control) is recommended to control rubber process dust and fume in milling.

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RB05: Fume from rubber presses (smaller articles)

  • Fume from rubber presses (smaller articles)The sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures. Control approach 2 (engineering control) is recommended to control rubber fume at presses.

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RB06: Fume from cooling racks for smaller articles

  • Fume from cooling racks for smaller articlesThe sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures. Control approach 2 (engineering control) is recommended to control rubber fume from smaller articles in cooling racks.

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RB07: Fume from trimming and finishing smaller articles

  • Fume from trimming and finishing smaller articlesThe sheet is part of HSE guidance COSHH essentials: easy steps to control chemicals. It describes the key points you need to follow to help reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures. Control approach 2 (engineering control) is recommended to control rubber fume in trimming and finishing.

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2015-08-13