What are the CoSHH Regulations & how can the workplace comply?

Posted on August 1st 2018 by Rebecca Brophy - Marketing & Business Development Co-ordinator.

Hazardous Security Cupboards

When in the workplace employers and employees are required by the law to control substances that are hazardous health. The CoSHH Regulations 2002 – (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) were put into place to prevent or reduce workers to exposure of harmful hazardous substances.

Most businesses today use substances within the workplace. These could harm employees therefore the correct storage for hazardous substances are a must to comply with the law.


What substances do the CoSHH Regulations cover?

  • Chemicals
  • Products containing chemicals
  • Fumes
  • Dusts
  • Vapours
  • Mists
  • Gases

CoSHH Symbols

How can you prevent or reduce workers exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace?

  • Finding out what the health hazardous are and deciding how to prevent them by a carrying out a risk assessment
  • Providing safe and secure storage for any harmful hazardous substances
  • Make sure that the workplace abide by keeping any hazardous substances controlled within a designated cupboard with correct labeling – a little help above with the ”CoSHH symbols meaning”
  • Providing employees with any information or training to help them comply with the CoSHH Regulations
  • Having plans in place within your workplace for any hazardous emergencies

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The Perfect Hazardous Storage Cupboards For The Job…

This range offers safe and secure storage for hazardous substances as demanded by the CoSHH regulations within the workplace. Available in various styles these heavy duty cupboards are available in Hazardous Security Cupboards, CoSHH Security Cupboards, Pesticide & Agrochemical Security Cupboards and Acid & Alkali Security Cupboards. Each cupboard range has the same high quality construction properties, powder coated a different colour option and available with a selection of hazardous warning stickers. Would you like to know more about our Germ Guard powder coating process – why not check out our blog post here.


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Also Available Within The Security Cupboard Range…

Not only do the Security Cupboards come with hazardous substance storing properties, they also come as a standard Security Cupboard. These steel cupboards provide an EXTRA level of security, constructed from a high gauge of steel with a fully welded all-steel structure combined with a superior anti-pick locking mechanism. These are available with a sleek light grey carcass with a wide colour choice for the doors., these include; all matching light grey, ruby red, grass green, sky blue, deep blue and buttercup yellow.


For more information on the Hazardous Substance Security Cupboards or help with your workplace cupboards, why not speak to our friendly experienced sales team on? 44+ (0) 1384 899800 or alternatively email us at ?sales@qmp.uk.com