Hazardous Substances

The Council is responsible for ensuring that regulations regarding hazardous substances are followed by catering establishments, offices and shops.

The effects of hazardous substances can include:

  • Lung disease due to dusty conditions
  • Skin irritation, Dermatitis or Skin Cancer due to frequent contact with oils or corrosive liquids
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Cancer

Whilst the Council is responsible for catering, offices and shops, the Health and Safety Executive is responsible for manufacturing premises.

Last updated 21 August 2023
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