Control of Substances Hazardous to Health(COSHH)


246 Ratings

Course Overview

The COSHH training course allows learners to be able to work with hazardous
substances safely and effectively in a way that is appropriate to their work. Employees
will understand the risks associated with dangerous substances, and the precautions
they can take to ensure their safety.

Learning Objectives


Understand how hazardous substances can cause hazards and risks to health within the workplace


Understand how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace


Understand the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure the risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled


Select appropriate personal protective equipment


Understand the key actions required in an emergency situation

Course Outline

Day One
  • Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
  •  UN/US DOT Classifications of Chemicals
  • UAE- IHMMS – Integrated Hazardous Materials Management System (IHMMS). Overview, Laws and Regulations.
  • CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service)
  • Environmental Protection / aspect & impacts.
  • Exposure limits( Workplace exposure limits(WEL)
  • Physical, Health and Environment Hazard of chemicals
  • Chronic & immediate health issues for use of chemical.
  • Carcinogenic/ flammable/ corrosive/ irritant chemicals/ explosive.
  • Chemical reactions.
  • EAD- chemical storages & handling regulations.
  • Safety signages & symbols.
  • Safety Data Sheet
  • Identify how risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
  • Corrective actions & control measures.
  • Emergency preparedness

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