C.O.S.H.H.

C.O.S.H.H.

Course Number

SC0217

Validity

3 Years

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

Substances that are hazardous to health are encountered surprisingly frequently in everyday life. In the workplace, such substances are often stored in larger volumes or greater strengths and so it is vitally important that staff are aware of the potential dangers of such materials. Delegates attending this course will gain a solid understanding of the principles of COSHH.

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

The law requires employers to control exposure to substances that can be hazardous to prevent ill health.

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Relevant legislation
  • Hazardous substances defined
  • Employers responsibilities
  • Good control measures
  • Employees responsibilities
  • Systems of work
  • Classification of substances
  • Risk assessments
  • Effects (chronic & acute)
  • Health hazards
  • Toxicity
  • Routes of entry
  • Potential illnesses
  • Protective equipment
  • COSHH sheets, assessments & records
  • Course evaluation