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Highfield Level 2 International Award in Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Course Description

This qualification is aimed at those learners, who work in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport and office environments, who may come into contact with hazardous substances. It gives learners the knowledge, skills and understanding to recognize the risks and control measures when dealing with substances hazardous to health.


Course Objective

By the end of the session, the participants will learn

  • Understand the roles of employees and employers in COSHH
  • Understand the effects of exposure to hazardous substances
  • Understand how risk assessments help in the safe use of hazardous substances

Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • Outline employer and employee roles in relation to hazardous substances at work
  • Identify the consequences of non-compliance with duties
  • State ways in which an employer can communicate information relating to hazardous substances
  • Understand the effects of exposure to hazardous substances
  • Identify the different forms that hazardous substances can take
  • Identify ways in which hazardous substances can enter the body
  • Outline the effects of exposure to hazardous substances
  • Identify the safety signs used on hazardous substances
  • Understand how risk assessments help in the safe use of hazardous substances
  • Define the following terms in relation to hazardous substances
    • Hazard
    • Risk
    • Risk assessment
  • Describe the purpose of risk assessments in reducing accidents and ill health at work
  • Outline how to reduce the risk of exposure to hazardous substances
  • Identify the types of information that should be used for the safe use of hazardous substances
  • Describe the procedures used when dealing with any incident involving hazardous substances

  
  

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HABC05 Kuwait 13-7-2020 15-7-2020