This training course will be of a half-day duration and is intended to give candidates a thorough understanding of the Control of substances hazardous to health regulations. The intended outcome of the course is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to undertake a COSHH assessment.

Typical areas covered are:

The regulations:

  • Substances hazardous to health – a definition
  • Categories of hazardous substances
  • Dangerous substances – a definition

C.O.S.H.H. terminology

C.O.S.H.H. prevention and control:

  • Measures to take to prevent exposure
  • Measures to take to control exposure
  • Engineering controls
  • Local exhaust ventilation
  • RPE – respiratory protective equipment
  • PPE – personal protective equipment

Monitoring

Health surveillance

Information, instruction and training:

  • On completion of the course a certificate of training will be issued.