COSHH awareness training course
(Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)
This awarenes course has been designed to provide delegates with a general understanding about the COSHH regulations 2002 in relation to working with hazardous substances and how to maintain Health and Safety in the workplace. This course is aimed towards those who encounter potentially hazardous substances regularly in their working role and provides delegates with an understanding of current health and safety rules and regulations.
This course also explains the responsibilities of both the employer and employees and delegates will learn about the processes involved in how to undertake risk assessments and to make sure that preventative measures are in place to avoid any accidents. Delegates will also learn how to deal with reporting of any accidents or incidents, should they occur.
2 to 2.5hours
Aim of COSHH
What is a hazardous substance?
Forms of hazardous substances
COSHH and the workplace
Routes of Entry of hazardous substances
What is not a hazardous substance under COSHH?
COSHH and the self-employed
Effects on workers
How to prevent/reduce workers exposure
Effects on business of inadequate control
Legislation and regulations
Employer and employee responsibilities
Safe Systems of work
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation (RIDDOR 2013)
Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulations
Risk and evaluation of risk
Hierarchy of control measures
Permits to work
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Cleaning agents and chemicals safety
HSE COSHH risk assessment
Safety Data Sheets
Workplace exposure limits (WEL)
When to monitor exposure?
UK Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of CHemicals (UK REACH)
Information, instruction and training for employees
Emergencies and First Aid procedures
Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING today on 0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a quiz at at the end of the course comprising of multiple choice and short answer questions.
A HSE compliant certificate of course attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 72 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.
Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.
Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.