COSHH Awareness

Dates available upon request

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

Key Topics

 

Laws relating to hazardous substances in the workplace

 

    • Employers and employees duties relating to hazardous substances at work

    • Consequences for non-compliance with statutory duties

    • Ways in which an employer can communicate hazardous substances safety information

  

Risk assessments contributing to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace

 

  • What is a hazard and what is a risk with respect to hazardous substances

  • Different forms that hazardous substances can take

  • Health and safety effects that may arise following exposure or release of hazardous substances

  • Routes that hazardous substances can enter the body

  • How risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work

  • The five step process of risk assessment

 

Precautions and procedures necessary to ensure the risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled

 

  • The control hierarchy in respect of safe use, handling, transporting, storage and disposal of substances hazardous to health

  • The types of information that should be referred to for the safe identification and use of hazardous substances

  • The general procedures that should be in place for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances

  • Price: £185.00
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Start Time: 9.30am
  • End Time: 12.45pm

Dates available upon request.