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COSHH Awareness Training

Learn about the control of substances hazardous to health regulations and how they apply to you

Overview:

Designed to assess the safe ways of using COSHH materials in the workplace. Our course will enable delegates to understand the importance of using COSHH materials/substances correctly, how to avoid illness and injury, how to implement control measures, how to carry out a COSHH assessment and how to manage the risks effectively.

Who should attend:

Anyone who uses COSHH materials; all workers, to increase awareness of the safe use of chemicals whilst at work.

Topics covered:

  • Legislation applicable to hazardous substances
  • Control of Hazardous Substances Regulations
  • Employer and Employee duties
  • Hazards associated with chemicals and substances
  • Injury, ill health and health effects
  • Routes of entry into the body
  • COSHH Risk Assessments
  • Control measures and safe storage
  • Safety Signage and Symbols
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Course Duration: 2-3 hours. Certification Provided. http://www.hscsscotland.co.uk/services/training/coshh-awareness/

HSCS Scotland Promoting a Healthier Workplace Through Safety
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