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KEY REVISION POINTS

The forms and classifi cation of hazardous chemical and biological agents … The functions of various human body organs and their vulnerability to hazardous substances … The difference between acute and chronic effects … The requirements of the COSHH Regulations – assessment and recommended control measures … The defi nitions and limitations of workplace exposure limits (WELs) … The principles of prevention and good practice … The hierarchy of controls for hazardous substances … The use of engineering controls (LEV) and personal protective equipment … The health risks and controls associated with asbestos and other specifi c agents … Health surveillance … Emergency and maintenance controls … The safe handling and storage of waste …