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Substitution - How to Replace Dangerous Chemicals

Substitution - How to Replace Dangerous Chemicals

Substitution means replacement. In other words, when speaking about the substitution of chemicals, it is about replacing substances and products that are harmful to humans and the environment, with less harmful alternatives.

How to handle an exposure scenario

How to handle an exposure scenario

Hazardous substances registered under REACH (>10 tonnes/y) require extended safety data sheets including exposure scenarios. When you receive a safety data sheet containing a REACH registration number and an exposure scenario, your business is subject to new obligations. Are you aware of what these requirements are and what you need to do to comply with these requirements?

The 7 most important sections in a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

The 7 most important sections in a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) or as it is often commonly referred MSDS is a legally required document in a standard format. SDS’s are essential documents that are used to inform employees. students and the general public about how chemicals can be safely handled, used and stored.

10 common substances - which are more dangerous than you think

10 common substances - which are more dangerous than you think

Every year, about 80,000 people die from cancer in the EU due to exposure to carcinogens at the workplace. By increasing awareness of hazardous substances, many accidents and illnesses can be avoided.

Coshh Management Tips

Coshh Management Tips

Risk identification and assessment is the starting point for the safe use of chemicals and the prevention of harm in the workplace. However, risk assessment is often perceived as challenging and burdensome.

Slips, trips & falls

Slips, trips & falls

Slips, trips & falls are one of the most common causes of injuries at work and many result in serious injuries. These accidents could be avoided by raising awareness of how to prevent slips, trips and falls.

Manual Materials Handling

Manual Materials Handling

Manual materials handling (MMH) involves lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling or holding, and is the most common cause of occupational fatigue and low back pain.

How To Use A Fire Extinguisher

How To Use A Fire Extinguisher

The P.A.S.S method is an easy tool to remember how you should use a fire extinguisher in case of an emergency.

Scaffold Safety

Scaffold Safety

The key issue to safety when working on scaffolding boils down to whether or not the scaffold is safe to work on.

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Management Tips

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Management Tips

Whether you are large manufacturing plant or a small to medium size enterprise, keeping track of your chemicals and their SDSs can be difficult. EcoOnline has put together our top then tips to ensuring you have a good Safety Data Sheet Management system in place.