Service and retail

This series of information sheets will help those working in the service and retail industry to comply with their duties under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) to control exposure to hazardous substances and protect workers' health.

Service and retail [SR]

SR0: Advice for managers

This 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.

SR1: Cleaning and disinfection using a low-pressure washer

This sheet describes good practice using personal protective equipment (PPE). 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.

SR2: Diluting concentrates

This sheet describes good practice using personal protective equipment (PPE). 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.

SR3: Fogging and misting using space sprayers

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.

SR4: Manual cleaning and disinfecting surfaces

This sheet describes good practice using personal protective equipment (PPE). 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.

SR5: Dry cleaning using chlorinated solvent

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.

SR6: Dry cleaning – spot cleaning

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.

SR7: Ready-for-use insecticide sprays and dusts

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.

SR8: Eradicating vermin (rats, etc)

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.

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SR9: Water treatments – concentrates and treated water

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.

SR10: Embalming with formaldehyde solutions (formalin)

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.

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SR11: Hairdressing

This sheet describes good practice. 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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SR12: Electrolysis, piercing, tattooing and micro-pigmentation

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.

SR13: Nail bars

This sheet describes good practice using extraction to control nuisance odours and dusts. 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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SR14: Vehicle exhaust fumes (in warehouses, garages, COSHH essentials etc)

This sheet describes good practice using gas scavenging of fumes from stationary vehicles. 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.

SR15: Exhaust fumes from moving vehicles

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.

SR16: Work involving motor vehicle fuel (diesel, COSHH essentials petrol and LPG)

This sheet describes good practice using general ventilation. 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.

SR17: Valeting etc with solvent-based products

This sheet describes good practice using general ventilation. 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.

SR18: Charging batteries for electrically powered COSHH essentials vehicles

This sheet describes good practice using general ventilation. 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.

SR19: Work with lubricants and waste oil

This sheet describes good practice using personal protective equipment (PPE). 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.

SR20: Soldering – fume from rosin-cored solder

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.

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SR21: Dust from abrasive wheels

This sheet describes good practice using dust extraction for fixed abrasive wheels. 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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SR22: Vapour from solventbased adhesives (small scale work)

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.

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SR23: Degreasing with solvents (low volatility, small scale work)

This sheet describes good practice using general ventilation. 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.

SR24: Storing chemical products (small scale)

This sheet describes good practice using general ventilation. 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.

SR25: Smokes and fogs in nightclubs and small venues

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.

SR26: Working with flowers, fruit and vegetables

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.

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SR27: Controlling cooking fumes

This sheet describes good practice using fume 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.

SR28: Stripping alloy wheels etc with dichloromethanebased fluids

Please note, DCM stripping should only be carried out by professionally trained people. For further information on these restrictions please see the REACH site.

2021-09-30