The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999

  1. 1.Citation and commencement

  2. 2.Interpretation

  3. 3.Duties under these Regulations

  4. 4.Prohibitions relating to certain substances

  5. 5.Application of regulations 6 to 12

  6. 6.Assessment of health risks created by work involving substances hazardous to health

  7. 7.Prevention or control of exposure to substances hazardous to health

  8. 8.Use of control measures etc.

  9. 9.Maintenance, examination and test of control measures etc.

  10. 10.Monitoring exposure at the workplace

  11. 11.Health surveillance

  12. 12.Information, instruction and training for persons who may be exposed to substances hazardous to health

  13. 13.Provisions relating to certain fumigations

  14. 14.Exemption certificates

  15. 15.Extension outside Great Britain

  16. 16.Defence in proceedings for contravention of these Regulations

  17. 17.Exemptions relating to the Ministry of Defence etc.

  18. 18.Revocations, amendments and savings

  19. 19.Extension of meaning of “work”

  20. 20.Modification of section 3(2) of the 1974 Act

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      OTHER SUBSTANCES AND PROCESSES TO WHICH THE DEFINITION OF “CARCINOGEN” RELATES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TOHEALTH FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO BIOLOGICAL AGENTS

      1. PART I PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION TO BIOLOGICAL AGENTS

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Application

        3. 3.Classification of biological agents

        4. 4.Assessment of health risks

        5. 5.Prevention of exposure to a biological agent

        6. 6.Control of exposure to biological agents

        7. 7.Special control measures for health and veterinary care facilities

        8. 8.Special control measures for laboratories, animal rooms and industrial processes

        9. 9.Examination and maintenance of personal protective equipment

        10. 10.Information for employees

        11. 11.List of employees exposed to certain biological agents

        12. 12.Notification of the use of biological agents

        13. 13.Notification of the consignment of biological agents

        14. 14.Notification to the Health Ministers

      2. PART II CONTAINMENT MEASURES FOR HEALTH AND VETERINARY CARE FACILITIES, LABORATORIES AND ANIMAL ROOMS

      3. PART III CONTAINMENT MEASURES FOR INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES

      4. PART IV BIOHAZARD SIGN

      5. PART V LIST OF BIOLOGICAL AGENTS REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPHS 12(2)(a), 13(1) AND (3) AND 14(1) OF PART I OF THIS SCHEDULE

        1. 1.All Group 4 biological agents.

        2. 2.Rabies virus.

        3. 3.Simian herpes B virus.

        4. 4.Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus.

        5. 5.Tick-borne encephalitis group viruses in Group 3.

        6. 6.Monkeypox virus.

        7. 7.Mopeia virus.

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FREQUENCY OF THOROUGH EXAMINATION AND TEST OF LOCALEXHAUST VENTILATION PLANT USED IN CERTAIN PROCESSES

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      SPECIFIC SUBSTANCES AND PROCESSES FOR WHICH MONITORING IS REQUIRED

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      FUMIGATIONS EXCEPTED FROM REGULATION 13

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      NOTIFICATION OF CERTAIN FUMIGATIONS

      1. PART I PERSONS TO WHOM NOTIFICATIONS MUST BE MADE

        1. 1.In the case of a fumigation to be carried out...

        2. 2.In the case of a fumigation, other than a fumigation...

      2. PART II INFORMATION TO BE GIVEN IN ADVANCE NOTICE OF FUMIGATIONS

        1. 3.The information to be given in a notification made for...