AIM To advise delegates of their legal duties and responsibilities as Supervisors, Managers or Employers under the requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations (2002).
Pre-Requisite No previous knowledge is required.
Course Duration ½ day.
Maximum Number 15 persons.
Training Aids Lecture notes and audio visual presentation.
Assessment No formal assessment.
Certification On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.
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Upon completion of this training course delegates will be able to:
Understand the aims and objectives of the COSHH Regulations.
Appreciate the need to control exposure to hazardous substances which is under the employer’s control.
Undertake an assessment of all work which is liable to expose any employee to hazardous solids, liquids, dusts, fumes, vapors, gases or micro-organisms.
Appreciate the need for Supervisors, Managers or Employers to provide information, instructions and training to employees about the risks and precautions to be taken.
Understand the legal requirements regarding the completion and implementation of satisfactory control procedures, provided in compliance with the COSHH Regulations.
Aims and objectives of the COSHH Regulations
The application of the regulations to specify trades and industries
Relating COSHH to the Health and Safety at Work Act
Health and safety implications on COSHH
Reasoning behind the introduction of such regulations
The present legislation and how it effects Supervisors, Managers, Employers and Employees
Assessing the Risk to Employees
Responsibility and procedures for undertaking an assessment
How information is collected, retained and updated
Communicating information to employees
How to follow through actions from assessments
Implementation of Control Measures and Procedures
What action should be taken after assessment
Controlling exposure to hazardous substances
Monitoring and health surveillance
How to record and maintain data
Use of personal health data in interpreting risks
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Respiratory Protective Equipment
Local Exhaust Ventilation
Discharge to the atmosphere
Examination and testing of LEV systems
Practical experience of monitoring airborne pollutants by using KOMYO KITTAGAWA gas detection equipment.
Delegates will also be given practical training in completing Substance Identification Records and extracting information from Hazard Data Sheets.