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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Citation and commencement

  3. 2. Interpretation

  4. 3. Duties under these Regulations

  5. 4. Prohibitions relating to certain substances

  6. 5. Application of regulations 6 to 13

  7. 6. Assessment of the risk to health created by work involving substances hazardous to health

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

  9. 8. Use of control measures etc.

  10. 9. Maintenance, examination and testing of control measures

  11. 10. Monitoring exposure at the workplace

  12. 11. Health surveillance

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

  14. 13. Arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies

  15. 14. Provisions relating to certain fumigations

  16. 15. Exemption certificates

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

  18. 16A.Modifications relating to the Office of Rail Regulation

  19. 17. Extension outside Great Britain

  20. 18. Revocation and savings

  21. 19. Extension of meaning of “work”

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

  23. 21. Defence

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

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

      1. Aflatoxins.

      2. Arsenic.

      3. Auramine manufacture.

      4. Calcining, sintering or smelting of nickel copper matte or acid...

      5. Coal soots, coal tar, pitch and coal tar fumes.

      6. Hardwood dusts.

      7. Isopropyl alcohol manufacture (strong acid process).

      8. Leather dust in boot and shoe manufacture, arising during preparation...

      9. Magenta manufacture.

      10. Mustard gas (b,b’ –dichlorodiethyl sulphide).

      11. Rubber manufacturing and processing giving rise to rubber process dust...

      12. Used engine oils.

      13. The following polychlorodibenzodioxins: 2,3,7,8-TCDD 1,2,3,7,8-PeCDD 1,2,3,4,7,8-HxCDD 1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDD 1,2,3,7,8,9-HxCDD 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HpCDD OCDD,...

      14. The following polychlorodibenzofurans: 2,3,7,8-TCDF 2,3,4,7,8-PeCDF 1,2,3,7,8-PeCDF 1,2,3,4,7,8-HxCDF 1,2,3,7,8,9-HxCDF 1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDF 2,3,4,6,7,8-HxCDF...

      15. Where T=tetra, Pe=penta, Hx=hexa, Hp=hepta and O=octa.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES

      1. Column 1 Column 2 Description of substance Purpose for which...

      2. In this Schedule— “aerosol dispenser” means an article which consists...

    3. SCHEDULE 2A

      PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE FOR THE CONTROL OF EXPOSURE TO SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH

    4. SCHEDULE 3

      ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO WORK WITH BIOLOGICAL AGENTS

      1. PART I PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION TO BIOLOGICAL AGENTS

        1. 1. Interpretation

        2. 2. Classification of biological agents

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

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

        5. 5. Notification of the use of biological agents

        6. 6. Notification of the consignment of biological agents

      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

        1. The biohazard sign required by regulation 7(6)(a) shall be in...

      5. PART V BIOLOGICAL AGENTS WHOSE USE IS TO BE NOTIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH 5(2) OF PART I OF THIS SCHEDULE

        1. Any Group 3 or 4 agent.

        2. The following Group 2 agents: Bordetella pertussis Corynebacterium diphtheriae Neisseria...

    5. SCHEDULE 4

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

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      SPECIFIC SUBSTANCES AND PROCESSES FOR WHICH MONITORING IS REQUIRED

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE

    8. SCHEDULE 7

      LEGISLATION CONCERNED WITH THE LABELLING OF CONTAINERS AND PIPES

      1. The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      FUMIGATIONS EXCEPTED FROM REGULATION 14

    10. SCHEDULE 9

      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...

  25. Explanatory Note

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