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Chemicals in one form or another are in widespread use throughout industry. Assessing the risks to the workforce from the use of these hazardous substances can be a daunting task for any Supervisor or individual.
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations lay down the specific steps which must be adhered to when assessing risks.
To implement the Regulations a broad base of knowledge is required covering toxicology, extraction systems and the means of quantifying exposure to ensure that unnecessary risks are removed.
- The reason for COSHH and CLP Regulations.
- The implementation of Health and Safety legislation in the U.K.
- The control factors essential to Health and Safety legislation.
- The effective monitoring and recording of substances hazardous to health.
- Legal Requirements
- Classification and Labelling Hazardous Substances
- Substance Forms
- Routes of entry and Health effects
- Workplace Exposure Limits
- Control Strategies
- Conducting the COSHH Assessment
- Competency for COSHH Risk Assessors
- Factors to consider in COSHH Assessments
- Making recommendations
- Recording and review of risk assessment