COSHH  Awareness for Managers and Supervisors

COSHH Awareness for Managers and Supervisors

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Course Objectives:

COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health designed for those involved in the management and control of hazardous substances in their workplace. The course involves an in-depth study of the control of substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 with a particular focus on the legal duty to risk assess substances hazardous to health.
The course is both theoretical and practical, with an opportunity to carry out practical risk assessment using industry-recognised methods. You are invited to bring some examples of your own COSHH risk assessment and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for substances in use in your own workplace.


Course Content:

  • Overview of the COSHH Regulations 2002 as amended and ACoP
  • Principles of COSHH Risk Assessment
  • ‘Hierarchy’ of Control Measures
  • Chemical Agents
  • Biological Agents
  • Carcinogenic Substances
  • Sensitisors
  • Health Surveillance
  • Exposure Monitoring
  • Practice of COSHH Risk Assessment

Who Should Attend?

Safety Officers, Advisers, Supervisors, Managers and Personnel with specific responsibilities for COSHH.


1 Day