All companies employing 5 people or more must have a written COSHH assessment and provide suitable training & information to those people handling or exposed to hazardous substances and ensure safe working practices. This can be either a ½ day or one-day course depending on the depth of training required.
This qualification is designed for those who use substances hazardous to health at work. It introduces candidates to substances, the risks and controls available, and outlines what to expect from a control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) assessment. The qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in their workplaces.
Designed for: All employees
Course duration: Half day
The qualification covers the following topics:
- Definition and types of substances hazardous to health in the workplace
- Health effects of hazardous substances and their causes
- COSHH assessments and control options
- Responsibilities imposed by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002