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.
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.
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
This is a half day course.
Topics covered include:
Why bother about health and safety?
How substances can enter the body
Hazard symbols - old and new
Safety Data Sheets
Risk assessment process
Role and types of personal protective equipment
Practical completion of a COSHH risk assessment
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.
Contact us for more information about this course.