Sometimes substances can easily be recognised as harmful. Common substances such as paint, bleach or dust from natural materials may also be harmful.
Employers should provide information, training and instruction for employees who work with substances hazardous to health.
Those undertaking the COSHH training will be given additional insight into the likely risks associated with hazardous substances. These courses aim to provide sufficient practical knowledge to understand and complete the process of risk assessment with confidence. Also to know how and where to source information that will help identify suitable control measures.
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at those who use substances hazardous to health at work and introduces delegates to the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment.
What will delegates get from the course?
The knowledge to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in cooperation with their managers and supervisors.
What will employers get from the course?
A more knowledgeable and safer working workforce.
COSHH Training Content
Explain what is meant by the team ‘substances hazardous to health’ and give examples
Explain how hazardous substances can cause ill- health and injury and give examples
State the different ways in which hazardous substances may be identified
State the principles for controlling substances hazardous to health and apply these in a practical context
Demonstrate a general understanding of the value and purposes of conducting a COSHH assessment and what employees can expect of such assessments
Demonstrate an understanding of the main provisions of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999