COSHH Awareness

Aim:
To enable individuals from commerce & industry to understand the risks associated with substances hazardous to health found in the workplace.

Duration:
1/2 Day (approx 4 hrs)

Pre Requisites:
None

Objectives:

  • Understand current legislation regarding COSHH
  • Understand the risks associated with hazardous substances
  • Understand how to read and apply information found on a label or Material Safety Data Sheet to determine the risks etc posed by a hazardous substance

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation
  • Introduction to hazardous substances
  • Identifying hazardous substances
  • Assessing the risk (COSHH assessments)

Training Methods
Participative with practical exercises

Confirmation of Learning
Is achieved by ongoing assessment by the trainer.

Site Requirements
Classroom facility with power and enough space to conduct training and assessment