You may not think you work with or come into contact with hazardous substances, and you may even be thinking what actually are hazardous substances. If that’s the case, take this training to find out more about COSHH and what this means.
COSHH is a UK legislation that stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. It aims to protect you and your employer from any physical harm or legal complications by ensuring everybody follows the necessary guidelines to maintain safety and welfare when working with hazardous substances.
Be able to define what COSHH is and means, as well as substances hazardous to health
Know of the different laws & legislations around COSHH
Be aware of the responsibilities of the employer & employee
Know of the common substances you may encounter
Understand the importance of classifying substances and their labels
Recognise the different ways exposure can occur and how to treat these
Be able to recall the different steps to a COSHH assessment