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COSHH Awareness

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. This 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

Prerequisites: No qualifications required.

Course Duration: 2-3 hours

Certification Provided.

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