Safe use of cleaning substances in the hospitality industry

Date of publication:
Series code:
CAIS22 (rev2)

This information sheet gives guidance to employers in the hospitality industry on how to protect their employees from accidental injury or ill health at work when using cleaning chemicals.

It also gives advice for employees about handling hazardous substances, including washing-up liquids, dishwasher detergents and rinse-aids, drain-cleaning products, oven cleaners, disinfectants, toilet cleaners, bleach, sanitisers and descalers.

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Updated: 2022-05-10