COSHH Assessment

Control of Substances Hazardous To Health (COSHH) Assessment

Working with chemicals and substances can be safe – when you know how…

Is this course right for me?
If your role involves carrying out, or if you are responsible for chemical and substance handling assessments, this is a great course, that will walk you through the principles, legalities and specifications of this essential assessment process.

What is it about?
This highly-practical one-day course will introduce you to the hazards inherent in working with chemicals, and will help you identify potential risks and implement improvements. You will learn some of the practical methods for carrying out risk assessments in compliance with COSHH Regulations.

What will I learn?
Course participants will learn risk assessment and prevention techniques, along with substance classification, monitoring techniques, control strategies, and the uses of the various types of protective equipment available.

What will it cover?

  • Introduction to COSHH
  • The COSHH Regulations and associated Codes of Practice
  • Sources of information available
  • Introduction to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • The status of workplace exposure limits
  • Classification of substances
  • Problems of identifying chemicals
  • Initial assessment procedures
  • Monitoring techniques available and their limitations
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Making an assessment of risk potential
  • Control strategies

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