Regulations

The following information is from the Approved Code of Practice to the Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.

It has been included here to illustrate the responsibility of the employer and how A1 Extraction can assist employers in meeting their obligations.

COSHH Regulation 7

Prevention or control of exposure to substances hazardous to health.

(1) Every employer shall ensure that the exposure of his employees to substances hazardous to health is either prevented or, where this is not reasonably practicable, adequately controlled.

OUR SYSTEMS ARE DESIGNED TO COMPLY WITH COSHH REGULATION 7.

COSHH Regulation 9

Maintenance, examination and testing of control measures

(1) Every employer who provides any control measure to meet the requirements of regulation 7 shall ensure that -

(a) in the case of plant and equipment, including engineering controls and personal protective equipment, it is maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order, in good repair and in a clean condition …

(2) Where engineering controls are provided to meet the requirements of regulation 7, the employer shall ensure that thorough examination and testing of those controls is carried out -

(a) in the case of local exhaust ventilation plant, at least once every 14 months … Note: There are processes where testing is required more regularly.

OUR LEV TEST SURVEYS COMPLY WITH COSHH REGULATION 9.

ATEX/DSEAR

DSEAR and ATEX are abbreviations for The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) and Explosive Atmospheres Directive 99/92/EC (ATEX 137) these are a set of regulations introduced to protect people from fires and similar events arising from potentially explosive atmospheres in the workplace. A legal responsibility has been placed upon employers to provide their workers with protection in line with the details described by DSEAR / ATEX.

OUR SYSTEMS ARE DESIGNED TO COMPLY WITH DSEAR/ATEX REGULATIONS when applicable.





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