Coshh cabinets – What is Coshh?

November 22, 2018

 

Here at Hazardouscupboards.co.uk we sell many different types of Coshh cabinets. This is a term given to an area of space that can store chemicals. This space has to be designated and an area that a firefighter should know about. Therefore, there is such an emphasis on coshh storage and how we go about it. The easiest way and most efficient is to store all your chemicals in a lockable cupboard.

 

All our Coshh cabinets are fitted with an integral sump which allows any spillage or lose chemicals to fall into. This can prevent serious harm. If the chemicals were loose and, on the shelves, people could easily come into contact with this, hence, causing some damage.

 

 

So, what is Coshh?

Here is the definition of coshh and what it stands for. ‘COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. These Regulations require employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health.’ This was the definition found and the one that we believe sums it up very nicely. Coshh is the regulations to storing chemicals and this should not be taken lightly. All health and safety is important but storing chemicals is vital.

 

Many people wonder what kind of chemicals they need to store in there Coshh cabinets. Well here is a shirt list to help you.

Hazardous substances include:

  • certain chemicals;

  • bacteria and other micro organisms;

  • certain dusts; and

  • any other substance which has comparable health effects.

Employees should always be informed of the risks and correct procedures when carrying or using the chemicals they have been provided with. Safety items such as masks and gloves should be worn if applicable at any point.

 

 

All our Coshh cabinets provide the necessary storage areas to softly store any chemical you might need. We advertise our Grey cabinets as coshh however as mentioned above, all our cabinets suit the guidelines and will work perfectly. This means that you can be versatile and have a wider range of options.

 

If you have any further questions, please get in contact with our sales department. We will be happy to help in anyway possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

range of options.

If you have any further questions, please get in contact with our sales department. We will be happy to help in anyway possible.

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