New and proposed classification of hazardous substances – are you in control?

New and proposed classification of hazardous substances – are you in control?
  • Tue 9 Jul 2019 7:00 PM -
    Tue 9 Jul 2019 8:00 PM

  • Brookfield Masonic Hall Peel Terrace,
    Peel Street Westhoughton,
    Bolton,
    Greater Manchester,
    United Kingdom

    BL5 3SP

  • Branch meeting

    Manchester and North West Districts Branch

  • This event is free to attend

Overview

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Darren will be giving an overview on the recent HSE consultation on the implementation of Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC), which introduces or revises occupational exposure limit values for a number of carcinogens such as respirable crystalline silica (RCS), Chromium VI, refractive ceramic fibres and hardwood dusts. He will discuss what implications the new classifications will mean for employers and what will be expected of them.

Alongside this, Darren will also be exploring the new HSE ‘safety alert’ on welding fumes. As welding fume is now considered to be a class 1 carcinogen, the HSE will be expecting organisations to review risk assessments and to monitor exposure and controls, not just for the welder but those risking secondary exposures in the work area. Darren will take you through what is expected of employers in order to meet the requirements of the COSHH regulations.

Speaker: Darren Evans, AEC’s Technical Director and has worked at Airborne Environmental Consultants since 2000. Darren has more than 28 years’ experience in our industry and has specialised in the fields of asbestos, occupational hygiene and health and safety. Darren has worked in consultancy in the UK, Hong Kong, and on several overseas projects, and is an OHSCR registered consultant, a Chartered Member of IOSH, and has a degree in Health and Safety Management.  

Food and drink from 6pm

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Parking will be available on site, please confirm your attendance as numbers are limited

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