Online COSHH Course is designed to assist you or your employees with essential knowledge about a variety of legal obligations with regard to chemical and substance use in the workplace. This 3-hour course meets training requirements placed by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974, the COSHH Regulations, and requirements placed on employers by industry standards. Candidates will learn about the consequences of poor chemicals and substances controls, work safety with regard to the chemicals and substances and learn about problems associated with chemicals used in the home environment.
SPECIFICATIONS ONLINE COSHH COURSE
The session develops learners knowledge, understanding, and skills in the following areas:
- Legal obligations with regard to chemicals and substances
- Consequences of poor chemicals and substances controls
- Work safety and chemicals and substances use within the working environment
- Problems associated with chemicals used in the home environment
COSHH Awareness (Level 1)
Upon successful completion and return of the session questionnaire.
The objectives of the qualification include supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.
- The legal aspects
- The body and how it can become contaminated
- Principles of safe use of chemicals and substances
- COSHH policy and assessment
- Safety data sheets
- Safety labelling
COSHH covers substances that are hazardous to health. Substances can take many forms and include: chemicals, products containing chemicals, fumes, dust, vapors, mists, nanotechnology, gases and asphyxiating gases and, biological agents (germs). If the packaging has any of the hazard symbols then it is classed as a hazardous substance., germs that cause diseases such as leptospirosis or legionnaires disease and germs used in laboratories. what you need to do and COSHH assessments. COSHH Essentials sets out basic advice on what to do to control exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace. It takes the form of straightforward advice in ‘factsheets’ called ‘control guidance sheets’. There are two types of sheets, industry-specific ‘direct advice sheets’ and ‘generic control guidance sheets’.