This course is suitable for all staff members who are responsible for or use hazardous substances at work.
Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people's health at risk, so the law requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health. They have to protect both employees and others who may be exposed by complying with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) (as amended).
This course will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances and give them an overall understanding of the risks and how to control them.
- Introduction to COSHH
- COSHH regulations
- Health problems
- Identifying hazardous substances
- Controlling hazardous substances
- COSHH assessments
A certificate of attendance will be issued. This course can be accredited and certified by the CIEH (Level 2 Award in the Principles of COSHH) on successful completion of a multiple choice question paper.
Candidates must be aged 18. Candidates must have the necessary knowledge, skills and experience.
Candidates should have knowledge of hazardous substances to health.
Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?
Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.
Can you cater for students with special needs?
Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.
Are there any car parking spaces available?
Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking space available in the area.
What accommodation is available?
There are a variety of hotels and B&B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.
Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?
Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.
I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?
Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.
What is a substance hazardous to health?
A substance hazardous to health is a substance or mixture with the potential to cause harm if they are inhaled, ingested, or come into contact, or are absorbed through the skin
The COSHH Regulations apply to any substance:
a) which is listed in Table 3.2 of part 3 Annex VI of the CLP Regulation and for which an indication of danger specified for the substance is very toxic, toxic, harmful, corrosive or irritant;
b) for which the Health and Safety Executive has approved a Workplace Exposure Limit
c) Which is a biological agent
d) Which is dust of any kind, except dust which is a substance within paragraph (a) or (b) above, when present at a concentration in air equal to or greater than:
10 mg/m3 as a time weighted average over an 8 hour period of inhalable dust
4 mg/m3 as a time weighted average over an 8 hour period of respirable dust
e) Which, not being a substance falling within sub-paragraphs (a) to (d), because of its chemical or toxicological properties and the way it is used or is present at the workplace creates a risk to health