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COSHH Assessment Form

Person(s) involved in COSHH assessment
Date for CoSHH Assessment To Be Reviewed
  1. Name of the substance Aspiring medication errors



  1. Quantity/size used


300 mg

  1. Eliminating the need to use hazardous substances, consider is it possible to avoid the need to use hazardous substances?



Before beginning work on the COSHH assessment process ensure you have a copy of the latest Manufacturer’s Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for the substance. SDS’s are available from suppliers and manufacturers of products
  1. Describe the activity or work process. Note: Include how long the task will take, how often it will be repeated and how much of the substance is used.

Reduce the standard aspirin tablet from 300mg to the recommended 75mg How long? How often? How much?
1 month daily 75 mg
  1. Location of work

Medication manufacturing plants
  1. Persons at risk:

Employees Visitors


inc Public



  1. Special Precautions required



Describe Precautions Required

Reducing aspirin tablet size to 75mg

  1. Classification (place an x in the box next to the appropriate sign)

For a fuller understanding of the symbols, abbreviations, hazard and precautionary phrases please click on these links http://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/detail/coshh-clp-reach.htm and https://www.chemsafetypro.com/Topics/GHS/GHS_hazard_statement_h_code.html

toxic pictogram Irritation pictogram Flammable pictogram
toxic pictogram Respiratory pictogram Flammable pictogram
Corrosive pictogram Respiratory hazard Harmful environment pictogram
Irritation pictogram Oxidising pictogram Gas pressure pictogram
Explosive pictogram Flammable pictogram
  1. List any prohibited activities

Carcinogenic substances must be notified to the Company Safety Office

  1. Personal Protective Equipment identify type and specification

Dust mask







  1. Substitution

Is it possible to use a less harmful substance to do the work?

Yes No
  1. Indicate below which form the substance takes

Gas Vapour Mist Fume Dust Liquid Solid Other State
  1. Indicate below which route(s) of exposure the substance takes

Inhalation Skin Eyes Ingestion Other State
  1. Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs)

Long-term exposure level (8hrTWA): Short-term exposure level (15 mins):
  1. List the risks to health below from exposure to the substance. Cick here for hazard statements https://www.chemsafetypro.com/Topics/GHS/GHS_hazard_statement_h_code.html

  1. List the precautionary statements below

Check Here https://www.chemsafetypro.com/Topics/GHS/GHS_Precautionary_Statement.html

  1. Control measures: List below control measures eg extraction, ventilation, supervision.

Regulate their aspirin intake
  1. Health surveilence: Is health surveillance or monitoring required? (remember health surveillance may be required for vulnerable persons eg pregnant/young workers those with asthma, dermatitis etc)

Yes (see Health and safety arrangements, health surveillance) No
  1. First-aid measures

  • On skin contact :

  • On contact with eyes:

  • On ingestion:

  • On Inhalation:

Induce the patient to vomit the aspirin tablet
  1. Fire Precautions – Identify any special firfighting measures and the appropriate fire extinguishers here. Note during combustion substances may give rise to harmful vapours/gases etc please detail below


Powder CO2 Water Foam Fire Blanket

  1. Storage

  1. Disposal of substances & contaminated containers

Hazardous Waste General waste Biological waste Return to Supplier Other
  1. Is exposure adequately controlled?

Yes No
Signature(s) Date Review Date
  1. Risk Rating Following Control Measures

High Medium Low

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