COSHH Awareness

Course Programme

  • Location:
    JMD Training, Unit 2, 6b Wildflower Way, Boucher Road, Belfast, BT12 6TA
  • Duration:
    Half Day
  • Course Aim:

    COSHH law requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health and could cause harm to employees, contractors and other people. This training course is suitable for employees in all industry sectors. It focuses specifically on helping you to identify, measure and control exposure to substances which are hazardous to health in your workplace, rather than reviewing substances with hazardous properties in general.

  • Course Objective:

    On completion of the course delegates will be aware of the dangers of exposure to hazardous substances, action to take if an employee has been exposed to hazardous substances, current legislation outlining employer and employee responsibilities.

    Topics Covered:

    • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
    • Health & Safety at Work Order (NI) 1978
    • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
    • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992
    • The Control of Asbestos Regulations (NI) 2007
    • COSHH Assessment
    • Health Surveillance
    • Routes of Entry into the Human Body
    • Dust Health Hazards
    • Chemical Spills & Burns
    • Emergency Procedures
  • Who is this course for:

    This course is for anyone who is or is likely to be exposed to hazardous substances during their work activities. Attending this course helps raise awareness of the different forms of hazardous substances, their impact on workers and others

  • On Completion:

    Candidates will receive a three-year certificate

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