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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