Introduction

Employers have a duty to ensure that employees are made aware of any hazardous substances to which they may be exposed to at work.

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Description

Course Objectives 

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

Legal duties of employer and employees

The nature of substances

Routes of entry

Target organs

Hazard classification

Using data sheets to best advantage

The contents of a COSHH risk assessment

Control measures

Personal protective equipment

Safe storage and disposal

Health surveillance and monitoring

Sources of information

Course Content

Legal duties
Outline of COSHH regulations
Employers duties
Employees responsibilities

Nature of substances
Chemical forms and types
Classification of hazards
Routes of entry
Target organs

Risk assessment
Contents of a COSHH risk assessment
Use of data sheets
Assessment of risk

Controlling the risk
Steps to reducing risk
Control measures
Personal protective equipment – selection and use
Safe storage
Safe disposal
Health surveillance and exposure monitoring

Sources of information
Where to find information
HSE and other publications

Course Duration: 3 Hours

Delivery:  This course can be delivered at a venue to suit you, please contact us for pricing on 01284 763040