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Principles of COSHH

(Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)

This qualification complements the Health and Safety in the Workplace by introducing candidates to the inherent risks in substances and the controls available.

Who needs these qualifications?

Designed for those responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances in manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices.

Why is this training important?

This qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in cooperation with their managers and supervisors.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the hazards associated with those substances
  • Identify the risks and controls available to deal with the substances
  • Identify what to expect from a COSHH assessment

Ability to contribute both to the maintenance of a safe work environment and to the process of formal risk assessment

Understand the principles of risk assessment including;

- hazards, risks and control measures

- the five steps of risk assessment

-the hierarchy of control

-risk assessment review and record keeping

Course Facts

Duration: Halfr-day programme

Assessment:Multiple choice examination

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