This course is aimed at anyone who has been charged with the duty of carrying out COSHH risk assessments:
- The reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessment.
- The main legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments.
- The course also covers hazardous substances and their effects on the body.
The programme includes instruction on the main classification for hazardous substances; the interpretation of information from safety data sheets as well as the use of workplace exposure limits, the factors affecting assessments of risk plus risk control strategies.
The course covers every aspect of the COSHH risk assessment – from recording the findings and making recommendations based upon them to reviewing and revising an assessment.
The course will be one day duration and tailored to include client’s internal procedures and documentation Material Data Sheets for reference purposes and inclusion within the presentation, prior discussion will be required prior to commencement of training.
Employer and Employee Responsibilities.
What is a hazardous substance, routes of entry?
COSHH Regulations and the hierarchy of control.
Controlling Chemical – interpreting Manufacturer Safety Data Sheets (Supplied by client prior to training}
Certification: Delegates will receive an attendance certificate.