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COSHH Awareness Course

People may be exposed to hazardous substances at work that can cause serious illness and can even be fatal. Such exposure can also result in reduced productivity, lost earnings and expensive prosecutions.

Under the COSHH Regulations, employers must provide sufficient information, instruction and training so that employees are fully aware of the risk to health from exposure and the precautions they need to take.

Aims of the course
The aims of the course are to raise awareness of the health and safety issues associated with using and handling hazardous substances
To provide instruction in appropriate control measure to reduce the risks..

The structure of the course:

  • Overview of the COSHH Regulations.
  • COSHH Risk Assessment
  • Hazard Categories
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Health effects of substances.
  • Effective use of Control Measures.
  • Appropriate use of Personal Protective equipment.
  • Health Surveillance
  • Employees Duties.
  • Case Law.

Number of Delegates
This course is suitable for up to a maximum of 12 delegates.

Who should attend
Managers, supervisors and Team Leaders.
Employees who are required to use or handle hazardous substances.

All delegates who complete the course are awarded a certificate of attendance.

Course Duration:
Either half day or one day duration.