Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

The Welding Academy specialises in the provision of highly effective Health & Safety training for individuals and organisations. Dealing with hazardous substances, maintaining a safe working environment and following best practices are just some of the training programmes we deliver throughout the UK.

Duration: 4 hours

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 provides a legal framework that requires employers to protect employees from hazardous substances at work and to ensure that employees liable to be exposed to a substance hazardous to health are suitably and sufficiently informed, instructed and trained.

Course modules include:

  • Risk assessment
  • Emergency procedures
  • Health surveillance
  • Employee responsibilities
  • Workplace exposure limits
  • How hazardous substances can enter the body
  • Acute and chronic effects from hazardous substances
  • Different forms of hazardous substances
  • Labelling and packaging of hazardous substances
  • Chemical safety data sheets
  • RPE and PPE

Delivery method: classroom tutorial, group activities and practical demonstrations

Assessment: A written assessment

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