Seating and storage solutions

Poisons storage cabinets – CoSHH compliant

If you store poisonous substances, you are required by law to have poison cabinets and conform to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (CoSHH).

To help you manage your hazardous material storage, Work Area Ltd supplies a range of

cabinets which are fully compliant with the CoSHH legislation.

Browse the poisons cabinet range here or if you need more information, get in touch with Neil Hancox. He’ll be happy to advise you.


Security of your poisons cabinet

You must take all necessary measures to prevent theft and vandalism. This means your poison cabinets must have secure locks. For added security, they can be fixed to the wall or floor.

Storage of poisons

To comply with the CoSHH and health and safety legislation, you should make sure you use an appropriate poisons cabinet, such as those supplied by Work Area Ltd.


Fire safety and poisons storage

Your poisons cabinet must resist the flames of a fire for at least 30 minutes. Remember, fire can still enter a cabinet through gaps and openings. Work Area’s poisons cabinets have welded seams, tight-fitting doors and fire-resistant hinges.

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Poisons cabinets specifications

  • Manufactured in 20 gauge mild steel with welded seams
  • Fitted with vented doors, with high melting point hinges
  • Lockable “L” handle with 2 point locking system (2 keys supplied)
  • Adjustable shelves act as a spillage tray for minor spills (adjustable in 25mm increments)
  • Non-removable internal spillage sump
  • Cabinet vented at rear
  • Poisons storage cabinets are finished in red polyester powder coating with warning labels on doors

Poisons and spillages

Work Area’s poison cabinets must have a sump to retain spills. The shelves will contain minor spills.

Warning Labels

All poisons storage cabinets supplied by Work Area Ltd have appropriate warning labels on the doors. These should not be removed, covered or tampered with.


Place your order for poison cabinets today. Browse the online catalogue and contact Work Area Ltd.

Don’t forget, if you need any advice, their experienced sales team are just a phone call (01295 982 008) or an email away.

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