COSHH - substances hazardous to health
Many of you won't be excited by the thought of doing a course about hazardous substances. "How boring!" we hear you say. So why have you got to do it then?
We think you'll be quite surprised to find out how many hazardous substances are around you every day and how much harm they can cause. This course will look at your responsibilities at work and what you can do to keep yourself and the people around you safe. Join us on a thrilling adventure into the world of COSHH. Alright, that might be a tiny exaggeration but we've done our very best to make it interesting.
This course provides information for employees and employers about working with COSHH with a focus on health and social care work environments.
Who should take this course?
This course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about COSHH, including managers.
- What are substances hazardous to health?
- What harm can hazardous substances do?
- Awareness of the legislation
- 8 Steps to working with COSHH
- Identifying hazard symbols
- Assessing risk
- Controlling risk
- Getting help and useful resources
Aims of the Course
At the end of this learning you will be able to:
- Identify everyday hazardous products
- Give examples of the harm that hazardous substances can do
- Identify the hazard symbols
- Understand the importance of risk assessment
- Explain how risk is controlled and put this into practice
- Have a basic understanding of COSHH legislation
- Know where to get further information and support
If you sign in to your account on Click before you take this course, you will be able to take the assessment and immediately access/download your certificate upon completion, which looks like this:
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