Hazardous storage COSHH cupboards for storage of dangerous materials
Flammable liquids and hazardous materials need to be stored safely and securely. We have a range of safety cabinets, cupboards, chests and vaults to enable you to achieve this. Should you require them, we also have a large range of hazardous safety labels. for marking the contents of a safety cabinet or locker.
In a work situation, your hazardous chemicals should be stored in a leak proof cupboard. The secure storage of these harmful substances is the key to complying with COSHH regulation. Every flammable substance on site should be secured in hazardous cupboards.
These cupboards and cabinets are commonly used in laboratories, stores and warehouses. This is anywhere where hazardous materials need to be stored safely and securely. Many of these cabinets have the option of adding additional shelves or a stand for raising the cabinet of the floor.
There are also portable cabinets on wheels available where mobile storage of hazardous substances is required. The bright yellow colour make these ideal for hazardous storage with the yellow representing danger and acting as a warning.
What can you store in a chemical storage cabinet?
Hazardous substances that are suitable to be stored in these laboratory cabinets include chemicals such as acid, alkali and pesticides. The use of a flammables storage cabinet is recommended for fire safety. They reduce the risk of a fire starting or spreading.
Our FlamStor and FlamBank fire retardant cabinets are rated to 30 minutes fire protection. These storage cabinets are bunded to safely catch any leaked hazardous liquid. This fire resistance is a key feature of the high quality Armorgard range.
Often bright yellow, hazardous substance cabinets and be wall mounted or free standing. Their main job is simply to keep dangerous substances out of reach.
Hazardous storage cabinets are required to comply with COSHH requirements under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002. These cabinets keep potentially dangerous materials contained and reduce their risk. There are many aspects to the safe storage and control of all hazardous substances, more details can be found on the Health and Safety Executive website, Click here to read more about COSHH
Flammable Storage Cabinet
There are many materials around a workplace that are considered flammable. Whether it is fuel for lawnmowers or chemicals such as white spirit, it is vital it is kept safely locked in a flammable storage cupboard. Often red in colour, these cupboards can sit in a workshop and be used for the storage of all these substances that could otherwise cause fire to either start or spread quickly.