COSHH



This course is aimed at the general range of chemicals used in schools and gives concise practical advice, with practical COSHH assessments being done on the course.

  • Overview

    This course is aimed at the general range of chemicals used in schools for common tasks, and gives concise practical advice. COSHH assessments will be written on the course.

    There are regulatory requirements to undertake COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) and DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations) risk assessments for and hazardous or dangerous substances used in a school.

    By the end of the course you will know the difference between a COSHH data sheet and a COSHH assessment, and practical COSHH assessments will be written on the course.

  • Benefits

    • To know the difference between a COSHH data sheet and a COSHH risk assessment

    • To understand what is a hazardous substance

    • To write a simple COSHH risk assessment

    • To know how to find sources of relevant information

  • Structure

    This is a half day course.

    Topics covered include:

    • Why bother about health and safety?

    • How substances can enter the body

    • Health effects

    • Hazard symbols - old and new

    • Safety Data Sheets

    • Legal requirements

    • Risk assessment process

    • Role and types of personal protective equipment

    • Practical completion of a COSHH risk assessment

  • Information

    Location

    The Safetyboss COSHH course takes place either at:

    • Our purpose-built training facility in Woodbridge, Suffolk, or

    • Harlow Education Consortium (for education-sector delegates)

    • Your own premises.

    More Information

    Contact us for more information about this course.

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