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Home Health and Safety – Common Harmful Products

This article is on the various products that we have lying about the house and use in the maintenance of our house, garden, car etc.In the working environment we must comply with a regulation called the Control of Substances Harmful to Health or COSHH. This tells us what the hazard of the product is, how it may affect us, what precautions we should take when using it and the first aid / medical measures requirements if needed. In the domestic environment COSHH does not apply however the products still cause us harm, they have not changed. The relevant symbols and information are still usually printed on the packaging or container, it is obviously good practice to read this information before using any product.

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