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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) training course equips individuals with essential knowledge and practical skills to safely handle and manage hazardous substances in the workplace. This course is designed to meet the requirements of various regulations, including the UK's COSHH Regulations 2002 and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). By completing this training, participants will gain the competence to protect themselves, colleagues, and the environment from potential health hazards associated with hazardous substances.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the COSHH training course, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the key requirements of the COSHH Regulations 2002 and the purpose of the GHS.
2. Identify and assess potential health hazards associated with hazardous substances.
3. Implement effective control measures to minimize exposure to hazardous substances, including engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
4. Interpret Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and labels of hazardous substances and communicate the associated risks to colleagues.
5. Safely store and handle hazardous substances in a manner that ensures the protection of human health and the environment.
6. Respond appropriately to accidents and emergencies involving hazardous substances.

Course Content:
Module 1: Introduction to COSHH and the GHS
- Overview of the COSHH Regulations 2002 and the GHS
- Understanding the classification and labelling of hazardous substances
- Identifying potential hazards associated with hazardous substances

Module 2: Risk Assessment and Control Measures
- Conducting risk assessments to evaluate the hazards posed by hazardous substances
- Implementing effective control measures to minimize exposure, including engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE
- Evaluating the effectiveness of control measures

Module 3: Safe Handling, Storage, and Transportation
- Proper handling techniques for hazardous substances to minimize spills, leaks, and accidents
- Implementing safe storage and transportation practices to prevent exposure to hazardous substances
- Understanding the requirements for hazardous waste disposal

Module 4: Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Developing and implementing emergency procedures for accidents and spills involving hazardous substances
- Training employees on emergency procedures and the use of appropriate PPE
- Familiarizing participants with regulatory requirements for reporting accidents and incidents

Module 5: Communication and Training
- Communicating the hazards associated with hazardous substances to colleagues and stakeholders
- Providing training to employees on the safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances
- Maintaining records of training and hazard communication activities

Target Audience:
This COSHH training course is suitable for all individuals who work with or may come into contact with hazardous substances in the workplace, including:

- Laboratory technicians
- Chemical plant workers
- Healthcare professionals
- Construction workers
- Agricultural workers
- Warehouse personnel
- Transportation workers
- Facility managers
- Supervisors and managers responsible for hazardous materials management

By participating in the COSHH training course, individuals will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to safely handle and manage hazardous substances in their workplace. The course provides practical guidance on risk assessment, control measures, emergency preparedness, and communication, empowering participants to protect themselves, colleagues, and the environment from the potential health hazards associated with hazardous substances.

This training is essential for organizations to fulfill their legal obligations regarding hazardous substance management and to create a safer working environment for all employees. The course also contributes to improving productivity, reducing the risk of workplace accidents and incidents, and demonstrating compliance with regulatory requirements, enhancing an organization's overall reputation and credibility.

Note: This course outline, including specific topics, modules, and duration, can be customized based on the specific needs and requirements of the client.

COSHH Training Course

Main Service Location

Course Title

COSHH

Course Duration

1 Day

Assessment Type

Knowledge Assessment

Training Delivery Method

Classroom/Online

Service Coverage

Saudi Arabia - Bahrain - Kuwait - Philippines

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) training course equips individuals with essential knowledge and practical skills to safely handle and manage hazardous substances in the workplace. This course is designed to meet the requirements of various regulations, including the UK's COSHH Regulations 2002 and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). By completing this training, participants will gain the competence to protect themselves, colleagues, and the environment from potential health hazards associated with hazardous substances.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the COSHH training course, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the key requirements of the COSHH Regulations 2002 and the purpose of the GHS.
2. Identify and assess potential health hazards associated with hazardous substances.
3. Implement effective control measures to minimize exposure to hazardous substances, including engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
4. Interpret Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and labels of hazardous substances and communicate the associated risks to colleagues.
5. Safely store and handle hazardous substances in a manner that ensures the protection of human health and the environment.
6. Respond appropriately to accidents and emergencies involving hazardous substances.

Course Content:
Module 1: Introduction to COSHH and the GHS
- Overview of the COSHH Regulations 2002 and the GHS
- Understanding the classification and labelling of hazardous substances
- Identifying potential hazards associated with hazardous substances

Module 2: Risk Assessment and Control Measures
- Conducting risk assessments to evaluate the hazards posed by hazardous substances
- Implementing effective control measures to minimize exposure, including engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE
- Evaluating the effectiveness of control measures

Module 3: Safe Handling, Storage, and Transportation
- Proper handling techniques for hazardous substances to minimize spills, leaks, and accidents
- Implementing safe storage and transportation practices to prevent exposure to hazardous substances
- Understanding the requirements for hazardous waste disposal

Module 4: Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Developing and implementing emergency procedures for accidents and spills involving hazardous substances
- Training employees on emergency procedures and the use of appropriate PPE
- Familiarizing participants with regulatory requirements for reporting accidents and incidents

Module 5: Communication and Training
- Communicating the hazards associated with hazardous substances to colleagues and stakeholders
- Providing training to employees on the safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances
- Maintaining records of training and hazard communication activities

Target Audience:
This COSHH training course is suitable for all individuals who work with or may come into contact with hazardous substances in the workplace, including:

- Laboratory technicians
- Chemical plant workers
- Healthcare professionals
- Construction workers
- Agricultural workers
- Warehouse personnel
- Transportation workers
- Facility managers
- Supervisors and managers responsible for hazardous materials management

By participating in the COSHH training course, individuals will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to safely handle and manage hazardous substances in their workplace. The course provides practical guidance on risk assessment, control measures, emergency preparedness, and communication, empowering participants to protect themselves, colleagues, and the environment from the potential health hazards associated with hazardous substances.

This training is essential for organizations to fulfill their legal obligations regarding hazardous substance management and to create a safer working environment for all employees. The course also contributes to improving productivity, reducing the risk of workplace accidents and incidents, and demonstrating compliance with regulatory requirements, enhancing an organization's overall reputation and credibility.

Note: This course outline, including specific topics, modules, and duration, can be customized based on the specific needs and requirements of the client.

Course Description

Service Category

Training, assessment, and certification services.

Certificate of Successful Completion

Certification is provided upon successful completion. The certificate can be verified through a QR-Code system.

Certification Provider

Tamkene Training Center

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