Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Awareness

This course is designed for those who are required to undertake COSHH Assessment and manage hazardous substances in the workplace.

A three hour course. Maximum of 12 delegates per course.

What are the benefits to the Organisation & the Individual?

Comply with the obligations under the Control of Substances to Health Regulations

To provide the knowledge to those designated persons responsible for managing hazardous substances.

Programme

  • An overview of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
  • Techniques for undertaking risk assessments – the difference between hazard and risk
  • Understanding risk assessment techniques for evaluation of exposure to hazardous substances
  • Understanding chemical exposure limits
  • Understanding the importance of: Containment ; Control measures ; Risk reduction; Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • How to use Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Circumstances when Health Surveillance is required

Learning Outcomes

After the course delegates should:

  • be able to manage and implement COSHH risk assessment programme in their workplace
  • understand the principals of risk control
  • be confident in recording and reviewing a COSHH risk assessment

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  • Who we are

    The Company initially specialised in providing Health and Safety Consultancy and Occupational Health Services to the medical and healthcare sector. We have extended these services to include Ergonomics and Manual Handling Training and consultancy which are also available to the social care and health sector, commercial organisations, non medical educational institutions and small businesses.

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