Seating and storage solutions

Are you using the right storage cabinet?

To comply with the CoSHH and Health and Safety legislation you must make sure you are using the correct storage cupboard.  All our cabinets are coloured differently so you are able to identify the contents easily.

Flammables/solvent storage cabinets

Our flammable/solvent storage cabinets have fully welded seams and are finished in yellow polyester powder coat.

All our storage cabinets and bins are fire-resistant.  The construction material can withstand fire for 30 minutes.

All doors and lids must be kept shut and locked.  You must make sure you have the correct warning signs on all cabinets and bins and they should be fixed securely to the floor or wall.

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Poisons storage cabinets

If you store poisons in your workplace your must make sure that you comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (CoSHH).

Your poisons cabinet must be able to withstand fire for at least 30 minutes.  All our poisons cabinets have welded seams, tight fitting doors and fire-resistant hinges. They are finished in red polyester powder coat and have the appropriate warning signs on the doors.

You must make sure your cabinets have secure locks to prevent theft and vandalism.

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Storage of Flammable Liquids

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 requires that the risks from storage of dangerous substances be controlled by either elimination or by reducing the quantity of the substance stored in the workplace. When these substances are not in use they must be stored in their containers in a suitable cabinet. It is recommended… Continue Reading

Drink awareness – well something like that anyway

With the festive season fast approaching, the supermarkets are gearing up for the annual surge in the purchase of drinks. Trolley after trolley in the queue for the checkouts, all piled up with the bargains that are on offer. There’s certain to be a few “interesting” parties, and even more certainty of a number of… Continue Reading

Tis the season to be Jolly tra la la la laaa la la la laaaaaa

Mistletoe hanging over head, Holly wreaths hung on many doors and of course both plants used for table centrepieces, it can only mean one thing – It’s Chrisssstmassss. But beware of the hidden dangers of those wonderful seasonal holly and mistletoe decorations. Kiss, but don’t tell. Getting up close and personal under the mistletoe is something… Continue Reading

Use of Chemicals in the work place

Do you use chemicals at work? Chemicals are part of modern life, and we are likely to encounter them every day. They are used in many places and in many different ways, including factories, shops, laboratories, offices, farms and in the home. The chemicals you use at work may include products you buy to use… Continue Reading

Managing your chemical storage

As well as having appropriate chemical storage cabinets, you will also have to consider how you manage these hazardous substances. Much of this is common sense, but because we understand the importance of adhering to the COSHH legislation, we thought we’d give you a bit of advice. Using your chemical storage cabinets If you have… Continue Reading

Storage advice for solvents and flammable liquids

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