Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations and Assessment

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations and Assessment

A one day course for individuals involved in the use, ordering, purchasing or provision of any substance which has the potential to be hazardous to health.  This practical course covers the statutory requirements and identifies straightforward and practical ways to carry out Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) assessments and implement control measures.

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Aim

To assist delegates, in understanding the requirements of the COSHH Regulations and to appreciate their individual responsibilities for implementation.

Benefits

Participants will:

  • Have an understanding of their organisation’s legal responsibilities
  • Appreciate their legal obligations
  • Apply procedures in accordance with good practice
Programme
  • COSHH Regulations
    • Assessment
    • Prevention/Control of Exposure
    • Maintenance
    • Monitoring
    • Health Surveillance
    • Information and Training
    • Video ‘COSHH in Practice’
  • Employers Duties
    • Assess the Risks
    • Decide the Controls
    • Implement and Monitor Controls
  • Employees Duties
    • Use of Controls Provided
  • Practical Assessments
    • Section 6 Data sheets
    • Assessment Pro-forma
    • Case Studies/Syndicate Exercise
Approach

This programme uses a mixture of group discussions, syndicate exercises, pro-forma examples and information input sessions along with case studies and exercises to fully involve participants.

Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Deals
European Union Regional Development Fund
Midlands Engine