Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. You can prevent or reduce workers exposure to hazardous substances by:

  • finding out what the health hazards are;
  • deciding how to prevent harm to health risk assessment
  • providing control measures to reduce harm to health
  • making sure they are use
  • keeping all control measures in good working order
  • providing information, instruction and training for employees and others
  • providing monitoring and health surveillance in appropriate cases


You must make readily available of all data sheets of your chemicals used on site. Suppliers of chemicals can provide these for you


Please note we have provided a generic COSHH Risk assessment, but you must ensure this is fit for your business. If you require any help, then please contact us


You must ensure all staff have read and understood COSHH Risk assessment and data sheets


COSHH Risk Assessment ExampleDownload
COSHH Risk AssessmentDownload