Member Event

COSHH

Tue 02 Jun, 2020
09:00 - 16:30
WS Training Limited, IP City Centre, Bath Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8SD, WS Training Limited, IP City Centre, Bath Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8SD

Course Title: COSHH

                       

Course Overview:

 

This course will result in delegates being better able to implement the intentions of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the COSHH Regulations 1999 and other related regulations.

 

Course Objectives:

 

·        Defined “hazardous substances”, “hazard”, “risk of exposure” and “control”

·        Identified hazardous substances

·        Interpreted the company’s policies and systems of work

 

Course Content:

 

·        Background to COSHH

      - Aims

      - Purpose

      - Legal background

      - Linking legislation

- Summary of COSHH regulations

·        Identifying Hazardous substances

      - Substances used at work

      - COSHH codes

- Substances hazardous to health

·        Hazard and risk

      - Definitions

- Routes of entry

- Hazard effects

·        Control of hazardous substances

- Existing methods

      - Practical exercise

·        Sources of information

      - Information needed

      - Questions to ask

·        Assessment of risk

      - Basis of assessment

      - Competence of assessors

      - Forms

- Practical Risk Assessment

·        Maintenance of controls

      - Controls of use

- COSHH requirements for maintenance and testing

      - Monitoring exposure

      - Information and training

 

Duration:  One Day

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