Health and Safety

COSHH Awareness

 

Price of Course: £450 + vat for up to 12 people

Duration of Course: 4 hours

 

The COSHH regulations require employers to control substances that can harm workers' health. COSHH covers chemicals, products containing chemicals, fumes, dusts, vapours, mists and gases, and biological agents (germs), as well as asphyxiating gases. If the packaging shows any hazard symbols then it is classed as a hazardous substance.

Who should attend?

This occupational safety training course is suitable for all those with responsibility for using, handling, transporting and storing hazardous substances.

What are the learning outcomes?

Course content:

  • An understanding of the ways in which substances can harm health 
  • The knowledge for definition of exposure limits 
  • The skills to understand exposure and conduct COSHH risk assessments 
  • A greater understanding of practical control measures and safe systems of work.

Course content:

  • Forms of chemical and biological agents and classification of substances 
  • Routes of entry 
  • Health hazards of specific agents 
  • The role of COSHH 
  • Workplace exposure limits and other sources of information 
  • Control measures, surveys for health risks and environmental issues.