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COSHH Assessor

It is essential everyone in the workplace who has supervisory and managerial responsibilities for others carry out suitable and sufficient risk assessments to protect employees from chemical and biological hazards.

This COSHH Assessor course provides the information required to understand the risks from hazardous substances in the workplace and implement suitable precautions to ensure the residual risks from hazardous substances are kept as low as reasonably practicable.

The course can be tailored to focus on the storage, handling, transport, use and disposal of substances specific to your company and procedures.

The course covers the following:

* Overview of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations and associated legislation
* GHS Hazard symbols
* H & P Risk phrases
* Workplace Exposure Levels and EH 40
* Acute and chronic effects on the body
* Routes of entry into the body
* Understanding risk assessments and safety data sheets (SDSs)
* Personal protective equipment (PPE)
* Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) and Face Fit
* Work
* Compiling, Communicating and reviewing compliant and effective COSHH risk assessments