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Health and Safety Authority  Administration and enforcement of Health & Safety at work in Ireland. Site contains useful publications on a range of workplaces. A Chemical Agent Risk Assessment E Learning course can be accessed by clicking on the following link http://hsalearning.ie/mod/page/view.php?id=37

 

 http://www.hse.gov.uk/index.htm  Health and Safety information repository
Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland The RPII is the national organisation with regulatory, monitoring and advisory responsibilities in matters pertaining to ionising radiation in Ireland
Health and Safety Executive (United Kingdom) Administration and enforcement  of Health &Safety at work in the United Kingdom. Wide range of publications available as well as a comprehensive hazards list. Very useful site.
European Agency for Safety and Health at work The Agency provides Community bodies, Member States and those involved in health and safety at work with technical, scientific and economic information of use in the field of safety and health at work.
   
Universities Safety & Health Association An organisation for the exchange of information on all aspects of health and safety, environmental health, training and related topics. The site offers access to a large number of British university H & S sites.
   
The Institution of Occupational Safety & Health IOSH is the professional body for safety and health practitioners.
   
The Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory - Oxford University  
   
Substances of High Concern Resource providing information on Substances of High Concern e.g. Benzene, (CAS number, Synonyms, Risk Phrases, Classification etc.) with the aim of prompting their replacement with safer alternatives.
   
COSHH Essentials  

CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS to HEALTH: This website guides you through a number of steps and asks for information on chemicals and the tasks for which they are being used. Once all the relevant information is received, advice on controlling the use of the chemicals is provided. e.g. substitution of the chemical with a less harmful substance, greater engineering controls, PPE etc.