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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.

First and foremost, I hope that you are all keeping well and are settling in where it is the case to “social distancing” mode.
We at the Ryder Partnership Ltd have been working throughout the last couple of months with clients in order to assist them in ensuring safe working practices in relation to COVID-19.
We have developed Risk Assessments, Safe Working Procedures and other information such as Safety Briefings, in order for employees to be able to keep their workers healthy and to demonstrate compliance.
Now in light of the Government Guidance on Working Safely during COVID-19 published on the 11th May 2020, we are able to assist in the production of your Risk Assessments, Policies and Procedures in order for you to be able to meet the requirements.
You should also be aware that if you employ 50 or more people then you need to publish the Risk Assessment on the website and the Government has given the HSE funding in order to undertake site inspections.
If you require assistance in preparing or auditing your documentation then please contact us
Keep healthy!
Click Here to view our Risk Assessment on Ryder Partnership Representatives whilst working at Customer Premises and/or Building Sites.