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Chestnut Associates

We keep the heart of your business safe

Call us today on 07770 302504  |  Email  |  FREE 15min Consultation

Chestnut Associates

We keep the heart of your business safe

Call us today on 07770 302504  |  Email  |  FREE 15min Consultation

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Course duration: 2 hours

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health training

“Just a quick thank you for the training that you have delivered to my staff this week, my staff really enjoyed all the useful information that they have learnt.”

Mike Kirkham, Director - Madison Heights

Costs

From £150.00 per session.

 

Qualification level

Certificate of Attendance

 

Who is this course aimed at

This course is aimed at staff that use any form of chemicals. It provides information, training and instruction for employees who work with substances hazardous to health.

 

Further details (including typical course agenda)

Hazardous substance incidents can affect many people including operators, people working nearby and members of the public. Systems for the control and the safe use of substances are crucial to the safe working procedures in all workplaces where substances are used, stored, handled, transported and disposed of regardless of the quantities used. All industries require this type of training.

Hazardous substances are used in many workplaces and may lead to a wide range of conditions including dermatitis, asthma and disease. Around 10,000 people die each year from work-related ill health and many of these deaths are due to exposure to substances hazardous to health.

Under the control of substances to health regulations employers must prevent or control exposure, assess the risks to the workforce and others, maintain controls and monitor workplaces and individuals, they must also provide information, instruction and training to anyone that may be exposed. Our bespoke courses are tailored to our clients business and individual needs.

Typically the content will cover the following topics:

  • The legislation for the control of substances hazardous to health
  • Employer and employee responsibilities.
  • Identifying the hazard substances in the workplace
  • Routes of entry into your body
  • Health effects on the body
  • Acute and chronic effects to the body
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Introduction to the COSHH Risk assessment
    Control options

To discuss how we can arrange and deliver a bespoke Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) training course for your business contact Chestnut Associates on 07770 302504 or email us to find out more.