Hazardous Substances

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Duration: 1 day.

Ideal for: Employees who need to be conversant in how to carry out a control of substances hazardous to health (CoSHH) risk assessment.

Course Aims: To provide delegates with the appropriate knowledge and practical skills they need to undertake effective workplace CoSHH assessments with confidence.

Objectives

On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to

  • Outline legal requirements for control of hazardous substances and the processes which derive hazardous substances
  • Outline a general strategy for control of occupational health risks
  • Explain the nature of exposure limits and control limits
  • Describe the main routes of entry to absorbing areas of the body
  • Outline control strategies for hazardous substances and biological agents
  • Develop and use a simple risk assessment model for a range of hazardous substance risks
  • Recognise the hierarchy of control to be applied to each risk

Typical Content:

  • Reasons for conducting CoSHH risk assessments
  • Legislation relating to CoSHH risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances and their effects on the body
  • The main classifications for hazardous substances
  • Interpreting information from safety data sheets
  • Use of workplace exposure limits
  • Factors affecting assessment of risk
  • Risk control strategies
  • Recording the findings of a CoSHH risk assessment
  • The hierarchy of controls that apply to hazardous substances

Certification:

On successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded a Guardian Compliance training certificate.

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