COSHH Assessor

Objectives:

To enable employees who are responsible for the management and completion of COSHH assessments in the workplace to recognise the requirement for a COSHH assessment, and for them to carry out these assessments in conjunction with current legislation.

Course Content:

  • COSHH awareness
  • Principles of assessments
  • Gathering information on the substance, the work and working practices
  • Evaluating the risks to health
  • Action required
  • Control methods
  • Recording the assessment
  • Reviewing the assessment
  • Practical assessment exercises
  • Written assessment
  • Legislation including:-
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
Classification Label and Packaging Regulations 1994
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992
Occupational Exposure Limits EH40
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
This course contains a number of written assessments to be completed by the delegates enabling them to carry out process based COSHH assessments in their workplace allowing them to meet the requirements of the Regulations.

Notes:

Delegates are encouraged to bring their own company COSHH assessments and safety data sheets to help in the learning journey.

Delegates should have some awareness of the principles of Risk Assessment prior to the start of this period of training.

Course duration: Two days

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