The Chemical Health Risk Assessment (CHRA) is an assessment that has to be conducted by the employer arising from the use, handling, storage or transportation of chemicals hazardous to health in their workplace as required by the Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standard of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health) Regulation 2000.
In general, Chemical Health Risk Assessment will look into the management of chemicals hazardous to health, including the chemical register, MSDS/ CSDS/, usage, frequency, hazard rating, etc.. Chemical Health Risk Assessment is mandatory to be conducted every 5 years by a registered Hygiene Technician.
CHRA is cornerstone on which compliance with the Use and Standard of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health (USECHH) Regulations 2000 is achieved.
USECHH Regulations require employer to make a comprehensive assessment of the risk of employees exposure to chemical hazardous to health in the workplace for the purpose of enabling decision to be made on appropriate control, measure, further training of employee, and monitoring and health surveillance activities as may be required to protect the health of employees who may be exposed to chemical hazardous to health at work.
Alphat Training and Resources offer comprehensive CHRA services in providing guidance on improving current control measure. Complete with report and the recommendation in accordance to USECHH 2000.