COSHH Training - Practical Assessment and Control
This two day course (delivered over 3 sessions) gives detailed
and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and,
crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control
substances hazardous to health.
Many people tasked with COSHH assessments are unsure what is
required or where to get information. Once the initial
assessment is complete, they are often uncertain on how to approach
control, and how to judge when control is adequate. This
course aims to give that knowledge and those skills.
Day one covers assessing exposure and risk and includes case
studies and the chance to work through examples. Day two
moves on to implementing exposure controls that are effective and
reliable, and includes practical demonstrations. The focus
for both days is on practicality and effectiveness.
The course will cover:
- Hazardous substances and risks from over exposure
- COSHH regulations and what they mean in practice
- Guidance and finding information
- Assessments and action plans
- Adequate control, understanding limits, the principles of good
- Hierarchy of control and reliability
- Reducing exposure by process change and substitution
- Choosing and using effective LEV
- Choosing and using RPE
- Skin and ingestion exposure
- Choosing and using PPE
Who should attend?
The course will benefit anyone tasked with completing COSHH
assessments and/or implementing controls, whether for the first
time or to improve skills. This will typically include
managers and supervisors and safety officers. Health and
safety professionals looking to refresh or update their skills may
also benefit but please note that the course assumes no prior
knowledge and therefore includes basic concepts and
Live Online Course Information
All you'll need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or
tablet plus webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a
smartphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet
Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the
software is compatible wtth your firewall settings - if it doesn't
work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department
about permitting the website.
If you would like training delivered specifically for your
organisation we can use other platforms such as MSTeams, so please
get in touch to dicuss your requirements.
The cost of the course is £825 per
person (includes course notes and certificate of
Comments & Feedback
"The knowledge gained from the trainer was
Sean Thackwell, BOC Group Limited
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
For further dates and additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203
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