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COSHH Cabinets

Ensure your Chemicals and other Hazardous Fluids are stored safely with a COSHH Cabinet. All of our cabinets conform with COSHH legal requirements, keeping your business on the right side of the law and your workforce safe. Manufactured in the UK, our COSHH Cabinets guarantee safety, security, and quality. - Click to learn more about COSHH Cabinets

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Secure Your Workplace with COSHH Cabinets

Regarding ensuring safety and compliance in your business environment, our range of COSHH Cabinets is second to none. These cabinets are designed to securely store hazardous substances, as the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations require. This safeguards your employees from potential health risks and ensures that your business adheres to stringent safety standards.

COSHH Cabinets and COSHH Cupboards from our collection offer robust construction and high chemical resistance. These chemical storage cabinets have state-of-the-art safety features such as leak-proof sumps and high-visibility warning labels. Whether you're storing cleaning agents, pesticides, or other hazardous materials, our COSHH Cabinets provide the ultimate safety and peace of mind.

Don't compromise when it comes to the safety of your workplace. Choose our COSHH Cabinets and COSHH Cupboards for reliable, compliant, and secure chemical storage. Explore our range today and make safety a priority in your business.

Why You Need a COSHH Cabinet

COSHH Cabinets are secure industrial storage cabinets that store hazardous materials, flammables, and harmful chemicals. They are essential for any business dealing with dangerous substances, ensuring compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002. Manufactured in the UK, these cabinets offer safety, security, quality, and quick shipping times within five working days. They come with secure lockable doors to prevent unauthorised access and are marked with 'hazardous' and 'flammable' labels for easy identification.

Choosing Your COSHH Cabinet

When choosing a COSHH Cabinet, consider the specific needs of your business. Standard on-site storage COSHH cabinets, known as Safestor, are ideal for general-purpose, non-mobile usage. If you need to move the cabinet regularly, opt for mobile COSHH cabinets equipped with heavy-duty castors. The Chemback storage chests offer a lockable lid and ultra-durable construction for indoor or outdoor use. For businesses on the move, the Transbank model can be mounted to a van or truck for safe storage while in transit.

Things to Consider

  • Compliance with COSHH regulations: Ensure that the COSHH cabinet you are purchasing complies with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations in the UK. This includes meeting the required standards for storage and containment of hazardous substances.
  • Adequate storage capacity: Consider the size and capacity of the cabinet to ensure it can accommodate the volume of hazardous substances you need to store. It should have sufficient space to safely store all the chemicals while allowing for easy access and organisation.
  • Material and construction: Look for cabinets that are made from durable and corrosion-resistant materials, such as steel or polyethene. The construction should be robust and capable of withstanding potential spills, leaks, or accidents to ensure the safety of both the stored substances and the surrounding environment.
  • Ventilation and airflow: Check if the cabinet has appropriate ventilation mechanisms in place to prevent the build-up of hazardous vapours or fumes inside. Adequate airflow helps maintain a safe working environment and reduces the risk of exposure to harmful substances.
  • Secure locking system: Ensure that the cabinet has a secure locking system to prevent unauthorised access to hazardous substances. This is crucial for maintaining the safety and security of both employees and the general public.
  • Adjustable shelving or compartments: Look for cabinets that offer adjustable shelving or compartments, as this allows for flexible storage arrangements and Customisation based on the specific requirements of different hazardous substances.
  • Clear labelling and signage: Check if the cabinet has clear labelling and signage to indicate the types of substances stored inside. This helps in the easy identification and retrieval of hazardous materials, reducing the risk of mix-ups or accidents.
  • Compatibility with storage guidelines: Consider whether the cabinet is compatible with the specific storage guidelines provided by the manufacturers of the hazardous substances you intend to store. Different chemicals may have specific temperature, humidity, or storage requirements that need to be met to ensure their stability and safety.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the storage requirements for COSHH?

When it comes to storing COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) materials, it is crucial to prioritise safety and compliance. COSHH cabinets are specifically designed to meet these storage requirements. These cabinets are built with high-quality materials and feature secure locking mechanisms to prevent unauthorised access.

The storage requirements for COSHH materials include keeping them in a designated area away from general storage, ensuring proper ventilation, and segregating incompatible substances. COSHH cabinets provide a safe and organised solution for storing hazardous substances, protecting both employees and the environment.

These cabinets are also designed to meet specific regulations and standards, such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines. They come in various sizes and configurations to accommodate storage needs, from small quantities to larger volumes. Investing in a COSHH cabinet ensures that your workplace remains compliant and your hazardous materials are stored safely.

What are the guidelines for chemical storage cabinets?

Regarding chemical storage cabinets, there are important guidelines to ensure safety and compliance. Firstly, it is crucial to choose a cabinet that is specifically designed for chemical storage. Look for cabinets that meet the necessary safety standards, such as those compliant with COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) regulations.

These cabinets should be made of robust materials, such as steel, to provide durability and prevent leaks or spills. They should also have appropriate ventilation systems to minimise the risk of chemical fumes accumulating. Additionally, it is important to consider the size and capacity of the cabinet, ensuring it can accommodate the quantity and types of chemicals you need to store.

Proper labelling and organisation are also essential. Cabinets should be clearly labelled to indicate the types of chemicals stored inside, and shelves or compartments should be used to separate different substances. This helps to prevent any cross-contamination and allows for easy identification and access.

By following these guidelines, you can ensure the safe and secure storage of chemicals in your workplace, promoting a healthy and compliant environment.

Do chemical storage cabinets need vented?

Chemical storage cabinets do not necessarily need to be vented. Many COSHH cabinets are designed with built-in ventilation systems to ensure the safe storage of hazardous substances. These cabinets are specifically engineered to control and contain any potential fumes or vapours emitted by the chemicals stored inside. The ventilation systems in these cabinets help maintain a safe and controlled environment by continuously circulating the air and preventing the buildup of harmful gases. Therefore, when it comes to chemical storage cabinets, it is important to choose a high-quality cabinet that meets the necessary safety standards and regulations to ensure the protection of both personnel and the environment.

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Further Reading for COSHH Cabinets

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