HABC Level 2 Award in COSHH Including Risk Assessments
This level 2 certificate in COSHH Risk Assessment provides formal recognition of an individual’s ability to undertake a COSHH risk assessment.
Type of Course: Health Safety and Environment
Course Reference: HTPP-025
Course duration: One day followed by a multiple choice course assessment at the end of the training to gain certification.
Hosting Mode: Live online or face-to-face
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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill-health. The Level 2 Certificate in COSHH Risk Assessment provides formal recognition of an individual’s ability to undertake a COSHH risk assessment in line with the Health and Safety Executive’s Approved Code of Practice.
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Aims and Objectives
Assessment Criteria – The learner can:
Outline employers and employees duties relating to hazardous substances at work
Outline the consequences for non-compliance with statutory duties
List the ways in which an employer can communicate hazardous substances safety information
Define the terms hazard and risk with respect to hazardous substances
List the different forms that hazardous substances can take
Outline the health and safety effects that may arise following exposure or release of hazardous substances
Outline the routes that hazardous substances can enter the body
Describe how risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
Outline the five step process of risk assessment
Outline the control hierarchy in respect of safe use, handling, transporting, storage and disposal of substances hazardous to health
Outline the types of information that should be referred to for the safe identification and use of hazardous substances
Describe the general procedures that should be in place for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Understand the law relating to hazardous substances in 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