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Paper 11 Microbiological Hazards and Risks Associated with Offshore Oilfield Operations

Abstract

The Control of Substances Hazardous to the Health Regualtions 1988 (COSHH) includes any substance which creates a hazard to the health of people at work. A substance should be regarded as hazardous to health if it is hazardous in the form in which it occurs in the work activity, whether or not its mode of causing injury is known, and whether or not the active consituent has been identified. Substances hazardous to health include micro-organisms and allergens as well as chemicals.



Publication:    Institute of Corrosion

Authors:    B N Herbert, P F Sanders

Date:  1992


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