Jangro Lemon Floor Gel COSHH Risk Assessment

 

SUBSTANCE INFORMATION
Substance/material: AMGLEEM LEMON – LEMON GEL CLEANER/

POLISH YELLOW JELLY LIKE LIQUID

Trade name: Jangro Lemon Floor Gel

What is the substance used for?

FOR GENERAL CLEANING/POLISHING OF SURFACES.


What are the hazardous ingredients/chemicals in the substance?

THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS 2-AMINOETHANAL 1-5%, ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATE SURFACTANT 1-5%.


Do any of the chemicals have a:

Work Exposure Limit? 2-AMINOETHANOL 15MIN 6 PPM, 8HRS 3 PPM.


Is the substance: (Check for an orange ‘CHIP’ square on the product data sheet or packaging.)

 Extremely flammable?  Oxidising?  Very toxic?  Sensitising?
 Highly flammable?  Harmful?  Corrosive?  Other? (Specify below.)
 Flammable?  Toxic? √ Irritant?

Is the substance hazardous to health when:

√ In contact with skin? √ Breathed in?  Other (Specify below)
√ In contact with eyes? √ Swallowed?

USE OF SUBSTANCE

How should the substance be used?

USED NEAT FOR POLISHING OF HARD SUFACES OR DILUTED AT A RATIO OF 1-20 FOR FLOORS


How much is used every week?

USED SPARATICALY, APPROXIMATELY .5 LITRES PER OPERATIVE


Who is exposed to the substance?

BRIGHT HYGIENE OPERATIVES


Does the substance present additional risks to certain groups or individuals?

NO


CONTROL MEASURES
Can a less hazardous substance be used to do the same job? (If you don’t know, please contact your supplier for further information.) Yes  No √

What controls are required for this substance, other than Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

(E.g. well ventilated areas, not in spray/mist form, mechanical ventilation, authorised persons only.)


Is any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required when using the substance?

  √ Eye protection? (SAFETY GOGGLES)   √ Gloves? (RUBBER GLOVES)
  √ Overalls/clothing? (PROTECTIVE OVERALLS AND SAFETY BOOTS)

How should the substance be stored? (E.g. locked cupboard, away from other substances, etc.)

• USE ONLY IN A LABELLED CONTAINER AND ENSURE THE CAP IS REPLACED.

• KEEP IN A COOL, DRY, VENTILATED STORAGE AND CLOSED CONTIANER.


Have persons using this substance been provided with information or training on its use?   Yes √

(As a minimum ensure a copy of this assessment is in a known and readily accessible location.) No 


OTHER PRECAUTIONS AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

Spillages: How should an accidental release/spillage of this substance be dealt with?

ANY SPILLAGE NEEDS TO BE CONTIANED AND NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER THE WATER SYSTEM. STOP LEAK IF POSSIBLE WITHOUT RISK. ABSORN IN VERMICULITE, DRY SAND OR EARTH AND PLACE IN CONTIANERS. FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER TO CLEAN SPILLAGE AREA.

TEAM MUST WEAR ALL APRIOPRIATE PPE LISTED UNDER THE CONTROL MEASURES SECTION OF THIS ASSESSMENT WHEN DEALING WITH ANY SPILLAGES.


First aid: What actions should be taken if the substance is:

a) Swallowed?

DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, RINSE MOUTH THOUGHLY. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER OR MILK AND SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE.

b) In contact with eyes?

PROMTLY WASH EYES WITH PLENTLY OF WATER WHILE LIFTING EYE LIDS. SEEK MEDICAL ATTENSION.

c) In contact with skin?

WASH OFF WITH CLEAN WATER. SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE.

d) Inhaled?

VAPOUR MAY IRRATE RESPORATORY SYSTEM. SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE


Fire precautions: What actions should be taken in the event of fires involving this substance?

NON-FLAMMABLE


Chemical reactions: Is there any other substance that this substance must not come into contact with?

NO


Disposal: How should the substance be disposed of (or not disposed of)?

VIA AN AUTHORISED WASTE DISPOSAL CONTRACTOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL AND NATIONAL REGULATIONS


Health surveillance: Do staff using the substance require any health surveillance?

REGULAR GENERAL SURVEILLANCE IS REQUIRED


ASSESSMENT OF RISK

Are all the controls detailed above currently in place? Yes √ No 


If these controls are not in place, or additional controls are required, state action to be taken.

Please note - COSHH substances must NOT be used if adequate control measures are not in place.


Remedial actions required Date for completion

NONE

 

Are hazards to health adequately controlled with all control measures in place?Yes √ No 

Assessor(s) name: JOSEPH PHILLIPS Assessor(s) signature: Date: JANUARY 2012
Remedial actions complete: N/A Line Managers signature: To be reviewed on: JANUARY 2013

A copy of the product safety data sheet must be attached to this assessment.

Bright Hygiene Management (London) Ltd, Omega House, 7 Sarbir Ind park, Harlow, CM20 2EU