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Carbon monoxide

Appliances fuelled with gas, oil, kerosene, or wood may produce carbon monoxide (CO)

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Carriage of dangerous goods

Dangerous goods are those substances and articles which are subject to the provisions in ADR

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Chemicals

This page provides access to health and safety information relating to the onshore chemical manufacture and storage industry

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CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging)

On 1 June 2015 the old classification and labelling system known as CHIP4 came to an end. The direct acting Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation has taken over

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COMAH

The Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations ensure that businesses take all necessary measures to prevent major accidents involving dangerous substances 

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Compressed air

Work in compressed air is a very rare activity usually associated with tunnelling, pipe-jacking, shaft sinking and caisson-making operations

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Confined spaces

A number of people are killed or seriously injured each year working in confined spaces 

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Construction

The construction industry is a major employer in Northern Ireland but unfortunately has a poor accident record with 46 workers killed in accidents over the last 10 years

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Corporate manslaughter

Companies and organisations can be found guilty of corporate manslaughter as a result of serious management failures resulting in a gross breach of a duty of care

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COSHH

Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people’s health at risk, causing diseases including asthma, dermatitis or cancer

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