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Principles of COSHH

Course Content

Aim:
The course is aimed to give the delegates an understanding of the control, storage and use of substances hazardous to health.

Pre-Requisites:
No prior knowledge of safety legislation is required, although some knowledge may be advantageous.

Duration:
The course will be on one day's duration and can be conducted at Roxby Training's premises or the clients' premises.

Optimum Number:
The optimum number of persons on this course will be six.

Training Aids:
Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation and discussion.
 
 

Course Syllabus

Introduction of to chemical awareness and control

Nature of chemicals

  • Nomenclature
  • Names of chemicals
  • Reactivity
  • Types of chemicals encountered
  • Properties

 

Hazardous properties

  • Who knows
  • Who must know
  • Legislation

 

Occupational exposure standards

  • OEL
  • MEL
  • EH40

 

Categorisation of danger

  • Chip regulations
  • Symbols and warnings
  • Risk and safety phrases

 

Health & Safety information

  • MSDS
  • COSHH
  • COSHH and risk assessments
  • Legislation

Safe systems of work

  • Extraction and engineering
  • Action for simple exposure

 

Storage / Spillages

  • Small scale
  • Major emergencies

Dates available on request.

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