September 16, 2013

What Does COSHH Stand For?

What Does COSHH Stand For?

COSHH is the abbreviation for Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations.

It is a legal requirement for manufacturers and suppliers of chemicals to display their products with hazard symbols, warnings and safety advice for a chemical which is dangerous. Dangerous chemicals must be used safely in the workplace and handled with care to avoid any accidents.

The up to date GHS COSHH symbols are explained below:

Caution COSHH Symbol
Corrosive COSHH Symbol
Dangerous To The Environment COSHH Symbol
Explosive COSHH Symbol
Flammable COSHH Symbol
Gas Under Pressure COSHH Symbol
Long Term Health Hazard COSHH Symbol
Oxidising COSHH Symbol
Toxic COSHH Symbol

The above COSHH symbols are all available to purchase in both label and sign format.

COSHH Label Category:

COSHH Sign Category:

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