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Review All Chemicals

As a manager what do I need to do?

Dangerous Substances 2

Inspect your workplace for all chemicals being used and consider all activities/processes that produce chemicals.

Some chemicals are non-hazardous and others hazardous.

Non-hazardous chemicals should be listed on an inventory.  They must be stored and used in accordance with manufacturers instructions, however they do not require a risk assessment.

Hazardous chemicals must be listed on an inventory and have a risk assessment completed. All control measures identified through risk assessment must be implemented.

Start by listing your chemicals on an inventory.  This sample template can be edited: Inventory Excel.

Inventory

See "Identify Hazardous Chemicals" for advice on the next stage of the process.