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Risks Management
Hazardous substances
  • Solvents
  • Flammable substances
  • Explosives
  • Corrosive substances (acids, bases)
  • Oxidising agents (e.g. bleaches, peroxides)
  • Foods that could be contaminated or trigger allergic reactions (e.g. peanuts)
Hazardous substances
  • No solvents, flammable of explosive substances, corrosives or oxidising agents allowed on display

Noxious organisms
  • Microorganisms (bacteria and fungi)
  • Animals
  • Poisonous plants
Noxious organisms
  • No animals alive or dead
  • No poisonous plants
  • Food substances must be in an enclosed container
  • Any food substances containing to be clearly labelled
Electrical equipment
  • Uncertified equipment
  • Exposed electrical circuitry

Electrical equipment
  • No uncertified or modified electrical equipment to be able to be plugged in to mains supply
  • Operating electrical equipment that is self contained may not exceed 12 volts

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