Guide

Managing hazardous substances

Introduction

Many businesses use or produce substances that are hazardous to human health and the environment. There are also many substances that, while not dangerous to people, can have a devastating effect on the environment.

If your business does produce hazardous substances, there are ways in which you can reduce your environmental impact, and increase profits too.

This guide shows you how to identify, use, store, transport and dispose of hazardous substances. It also provides guidance on how to adopt a more sustainable, environmentally friendly approach to hazardous substances.