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The misuse and lack of control measures when using hazardous substances account for around 650,000 deaths every year. This makes it the biggest contributor to occupational deaths worldwide. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH Regs 2002) put duties on employers to ensure employees have adequate training, instruction and information when using substances which may be harmful to their health. Hazardous substances are classified as irritant, toxic, very toxic, corrosive and harmful under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation (CLP). This course is aimed at those who employ and those who are employed to work with hazardous substances. This course will aid in identifying hazardous substances, the possible health effects associated with those substances and control measures. You can download a leaflet about this course here.

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This course covers:

The COSHH Regulations 2002

The responsibilities of employers and employees

Hazardous substances

COSHH assessments

Health effects from exposure

Control measures

Warning symbols

 

Training Outcomes:

Understand the COSHH Regulations and your responsibilities

Identify and assess a hazardous substance

Identify reasonable control measures when working with hazardous substances

Quickly identify the warning symbols and possible dangers to health associated with a hazardous substance

You do not require any previous training before starting this e-learning course. It should take no longer than 40 minutes to complete and will issue you with a certificate on the successful completion of the resulting exam.

To book this course, click here.