Chemical and Hazardous Substances

  • 2016

    Use Chemicals Safely on the Farm

    Chemicals such as fertilizers, detergents, oils, disinfectants and plant protection products can play an important role in everyday life on the farm. However, if these chemicals are not used safely, then you could be at risk.

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  • 2016

    Crystalline Silica Dust Information Sheet

    Crystalline silica is widely found in nature. Occupational exposure to crystalline silica dust occurs in many industries.

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  • 2016

    Safe Working with Diesel Engine Exhaust Information Sheet

    Diesel engines power many machines and vehicles including trucks, buses, private vehicles, farm machinery and construction equipment. Such vehicles and equipment are also potential sources of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes in the workplace. This information sheet will help you understand the composition of the exhaust, its health effects, and ways to assess and prevent exposure.

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  • 2016

    Code of Practice for the Chemical Agents Regulations 2016

    This Code of Practice transposes the provisions of Commission Directive 2000/39/EC establishing a first list of IOELVs in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work.

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  • 2015

    Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Information Sheet

    Safety data sheets provide useful information on chemicals, describing the hazards the chemical presents, and giving information on handling, storage and emergency measures in case of an accident.

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  • 2015

    Carriage of Asbestos-Containing Materials by Road

    This document provides guidance and information to participants who are involved in the carriage of asbestos, mixtures containing asbestos and asbestos waste.

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  • 2015

    Guidance on the Duties of a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA)

    This guidance is intended to inform Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) and those undertakings which need to appoint a DGSA, about the roles and responsibilities of a DGSA.

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  • 2015

    A Guide to Non-Respiratory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use with Chemical Agents in the Workplace

    The aim of these guidelines is to provide basic information and general guidance on the selection, use and maintenance of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace for use with chemical agents.

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  • 2015

    CLP Poster 1 (A1 size) – Classification and Labelling Elements

    The CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures fully entered into force on the 1st of June 2015 bringing us a step closer to the goal of having the same chemical hazards communicated in the same way around the world. This poster should assist those of you working with hazardous chemicals in identifying the new hazard classes and categories under CLP and how to label accordingly. (High Resolution – suitable for professional printing)

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  • 2015

    CLP Poster 2 (A4 size) – Hazard and Precautionary Statements

    The CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures fully entered into force on the 1st of June 2015 bringing us a step closer to the goal of having the same chemical hazards communicated in the same way around the world. This poster should assist those of you working with hazardous chemicals in identifying the new hazard classes and categories under CLP and how to label accordingly. (High Resolution – suitable for professional printing)

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