Provides guidance regarding the possible health hazards which could result from exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds. It gives advice on the precautions that may be needed to prevent or adequately control exposure as required by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994 (COSHH). Aimed particularly at employers and managers. Other groups such as employees and health and safety professional will also find it useful. Contents: Occurrence, properties and use; Effects on health; Assessment; Prevention and control of exposure; Maintenance, examination and testing of control measures; Monitoring exposure; Health surveillance; Notification of reportable disease; Information, instruction and training; Safety representatives; Emergency procedures; Further information.