COSHH training sheffield

In General

Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, regulation 12 states:

‘every employer who undertakes work which is liable to expose an employee to a substance hazardous to health shall provide that employee with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.’

Our Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) course will participants  how to identify and control substances hazardous to health. It is designed to ensure compliance with the COSHH regulations 2002. Both employees and employers can attend this course because it details how to undertake a COSHH risk assessment. This course also describes common ill-health effects from working with hazardous substances.

Want to find out what to do if you do come into contact with an hazardous substance?  First Aid at Work 

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Who is it for

COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

The COSHH training course will provide suitable training needs for employees and employers at all levels.  There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course and it is open to everyone (the list below is far from exhaustive). If in the course of your work you come into contact with hazardous substances you need to know how to work with them safely and dispose of the waste correctly.  

Some of the trades who might attend are  but is not limited to, people who work in professions or carry out activities as a hobby such as:

  • Catering and baking

  • Cleaning

  • Beauty and hairdressing

  • Engineering Vehicle repair and painting

  • Welding 

  • Printing

  • Woodworking

  • Agriculture

What will I learn?

COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

The course consists of 6 modules delivered over 6 hours (one day) By the end of this course learners will:

Topics covered include:

  • Forms of chemical and biological agents
  • Classification of substances
  • Routes of entry
  • Health hazards of specific agents
  • The role of COSHH
  • Workplace exposure limits and other sources of information
  • Control measures
  • Surveys for health risks
  • Environmental issues
  • Practical COSHH risk assessments

There is no formal assessment for this course. Delegates who complete it successfully will receive a certificate of training.

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