102 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 

DURATION: 4 hours

 

COURSE AIMS

This course aims to provide employees working within the Highway Electrical Sector with an understanding and awareness of the control of substances which are hazardous; their individual and collective responsibilities under organisational and legislative policies.

 

ASSESSMENT:

A summative assessment will follow the completion of this course or group of courses.

 

OBJECTIVES: On completion of the course learners will:Coshh1.JPG

• Identify substances likely to cause harm.

• Follow COSHH assessment instructions.

• Identify the required PPE correctly.

• Identify actions before using substances.

• Identity the measures required to ensure the safety of employees and the general public.

• Explain actions required on contact with substances.

 

COURSE TOPICS:

• Identification markings.

• Other potentially hazardous substances covered by legislation other than COSHH (e.g. asbestos, lead)

• How substances enter the body

• Assessment Sheets.

• Reducing the Risk.

• The Management role and responsibilities.

• The COSHH assessor role and responsibilities.

• The Users role and responsibilities.

• First Aid actions.

 

PRACTICAL:

To enable maximum learning and benefit from this course, there will a number of exercises. These may be both interactive and demonstrative to enhance the learning experience.

 


PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for attending this training.