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Health and Safety Legislation
(COSHH 2002)

Many sports organisations use hazardous substances for many different reasons.
One such reason is cleaning. The COSHH regulations of 2002 ensure that
substances like cleaning materials are stored safely.

1. What does the abbreviation COSHH stand for?

C control

O of

S substances

H…

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Area 4: monitoring: making sure that cosh procedures implemented by

the organisation are effective.


1. The COSHH regulations make use of various symbols to warn people of
potential hazards. Using a variety of different resources such as the internet,
books and leaflets, complete the missing boxes in the table below.…

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/chemical
burns on the
skin surface.

Irritant This may Gloves or other PPE
cause the should be used when
person it the individual is
contacts to using this substance.
itch or cause
other
irritations
such as
making eyes
water.

Health and Safety Regulation (RIDDOR 1995)

1. RIDDOR regulations were introduced…

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the specific information that organisations legally need to collect regarding
accident and incidents.






Name and address
Age
Status
Venue
How it happened
Nature of injury
Where the injury is
Signed
Name and address of relative notified

Major injury such as fractures (but fractures in the fingers, thumbs, hands or
feet…

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diseases and danger. Fill in the table with as many examples of each type of
incident in the table below.







Injuries Diseases Dangers

Infections
Major injury e.g. asbestos
fractures,


Death Muscle disorders
Explosion


Unconsciousness Lung disease
cause by asphyxia Falling debris



Illness outbreaks e.g. Electric voltages
Burns/shock leading swine flu…

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Hypo or Poisoning Dangers of death
hyperthermia
illnesses





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