Control of Substances Hazardous to Health” and under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, employers need to either prevent or reduce their workers’ exposure to substances that are hazardous to their health.
There are many substances which are hazardous to human health, ranging from minor irritants to potential killers. These substances can be waste products produced at the end of a process, cleaning products, dust, chemical ingredients etc. so will have a requirement for COSHH training as part of their health and safety training program.
Who should attend?
Employers should consider this COSHH Training course for all levels of employees who deal with or may come into contact with, hazardous substances in the workplace. All employees must have the necessary knowledge to be competent and do the job properly and will give them a sound understanding of their COSHH responsibilities for controlling these hazardous substances.
What will they learn?
Delegates will learn how to identify and reduce the risk of hazards related to the handling of chemicals and the ways to control it, understand the ill-health effects that hazardous substances can cause, they will learn COSHH legal regulations, including the responsibilities of employers and employees. Understand the importance of health surveillance for employees who work with hazardous substances. Also they will know what to consider for a COSHH risk assessment.