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Chemical and Biological

Health Hazards and Risk Control

Outline the forms of, the classifi cation of, and the health risks from exposure to hazardous substances ■ Explain the factors to be considered when undertaking an assessment of the health risks from substances commonly encountered in the workplace ■ Explain the use and limitations of Workplace Exposure Limits, including the purpose of long-term and short-term exposure limits ■ Outline control measures that should be used to reduce the risk of ill health from exposure to hazardous substances ■ Outline the hazards, risks and controls associated with specifi c agents ■ Outline the basic requirements related to the safe handling and storage of waste ■