Learn the fundamentals of industry safety standards when working with hazardous substances, namely any chemical or controlled substances that are potentially damaging to human health. This course is an essential entry level starting point that equips candidates with an awareness level of information regarding the classification, recognition and assessment of hazardous substances in the workplace. Students who enrol on this course are taught via e-Learning, who pride themselves on providing a flexible and accessible learning solution that is specifically designed to complement any learning style.
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will know how to:
- Explain the reasons for conducting COSHH assessments in a work environment.
- Identify what constitutes a hazardous substance.
- Evaluate the risks arising from use of, and exposure to, hazardous substances in the workplace.
- Learn to identify the potential risks posed by the use of hazardous substances.
- Apply suitable control strategies to help manage the risks of hazardous substances.
This course provides entry-level students with a basic framework of knowledge that helps to protect themselves and others against the known health risks presented by working with, or exposure to, hazardous substances in the workplace.
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Key Learning Points
Designed for entry-level students who are looking to increase their knowledge of health and safety best practices when using, or exposed to, substances that can be potentially hazardous to health.
Discover the fundamental health and safety regulations in relation to working with, or in close proximity to, hazardous substances.
Learn why it is essential to conduct COSHH assessments in any workplace environment where hazardous substances are in use.
Identify what constitutes a hazardous substance, and what factors need to be present in order for a substance to be classified as such. Such substances may include toxic chemicals, industrial cleaning products or any substance that contains explosive or flammable properties.
Learn how to evaluate the potential risks posed by working with, or being exposed to, any substance that is deemed harmful to human health.
Identify associated risks of working with hazardous substances in the workplace.
Apply suitable controls and implement safety control strategies based on the latest health and safety legislation in order to manage and/or
reduce the risk of using, working with or in close proximity to hazardous substances.
Gain knowledge and understanding of health and safety best practices that can be practically applied in the workplace, and in any situation where hazardous substances are in use.
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)