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This half day course is aimed at those working with substances which could be hazardous to a workers health and identifies the legal requirements that must be complied with.
Specifically, the course focuses on the COSHH Regs 2002 (as amended) and how it applies to the use and control of hazardous substances, allowing delegates understand their duties and their employer duties.
Company ‘safe use’ and health and safety policy requirements will be illustrated to ensure understanding; using practical examples, discussion and case studies.
Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will have an understanding of the employer and their duties regarding COSHH and know the requirements of a COSHH assessment.
In order to ensure the interaction between the learners and the tutor is spread evenly and effectively, the maximum number of learners allowed on a course is twelve.
Compiling Scenario based COSHH assessments.
A multiple choice theory question test.
Successful delegates will be awarded an Essential Site Skills Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) certificate valid for 3 years.
What is COSHH?
COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. You can prevent or reduce workers exposure to hazardous substances by:
Most businesses use substances, or products that are mixtures of substances. Some processes create substances. These could cause harm to employees, contractors and other people.
Sometimes substances are easily recognised as harmful. Common substances such as paint, bleach or dust from natural materials may also be harmful.