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COSHH Awareness

Learn About the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and How They Apply to You


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.


HSCS Scotland Promoting a Healthier Workplace Through Safety

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