COSHH and your industry

How does COSHH affect you in your industry?

Select your industry to view key messages and how COSHH affects you.

  • Agriculture
    eg dusts, chemicals, diseases, toxic gases.
  • Baking
    eg dusts, enzymes, flavour concentrates, cleaning products.
  • Beauty
    eg products that cause skin irritation, allergies and asthma, acrylic fumes.
  • Catering
    eg products that cause dermatitis,skin allergies, asthma, fumes.
  • Cleaning
    eg products that cause dermatitis, allergies and asthma, corrosive products.
  • Engineering
    eg dusts, fumes, chemicals, germs in metalworking fluids.
  • Hairdressing
    eg products that cause dermatitis, allergies, asthma.
  • Offshore oil and gas
  • Printing
    eg products that can cause dermatitis,skin allergies and asthma, corrosive products, solvent vapours, ingredients that can cause damage to internal organs over a long period of time.
  • Motor vehicle repair
    eg paints, fuels, brake fluid, lubricants, degreasing fluids, cleaning products, welding and cutting fumes, dusts, battery acid.
  • Welding
    eg fumes, dust, chemicals, work in confined spaces, inert gases.
  • Woodworking
    eg dusts, adhesives, paints, stripping fluids, lubricants, disinfectants to treat water systems.

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