COSHH Assessments in Construction (COSHH Training)

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COSHH Assessments in Construction (COSHH Training)

Total Qual. Time

3-4 Hours

COSHH Assessment Training

This course can be adapted to suit the client’s requirements and be delivered as an online course presented by one of our health and safety professionals. Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient, suitable location.

Who should attend

This course is aimed at anyone who may be required to carry 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.

Delivery

This is a classroom-based course with demonstrations and tutorials. It also includes a theory exercise in the inspection and selection of equipment.

Maximum Numbers: 15
Duration: 3 – 4 Hours

Aims of COSHH Risk Assessment

The aim of this course is to provide the necessary training to be able to identify environmental issues within the workplace and put in place procedures to reduce the impact on the environment.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will have gained knowledge and skills in:
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 control practice
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

Course Content

Hazardous substances
COSHH regulations
Guidance and finding information
Assessments and action plans
Adequate control, understanding limits, the principles of good control practice
Hierarchy of control and reliability
Choosing and using effective LEV
Choosing and using RPE
Skin and ingestion exposure
Choosing and using PPE
COSHH Assessment exercises

More information

CITB Grants

N/A not grant eligible under CITB Short Duration

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.

COSHH Assessment Certification

Workforce Skills Support accredited certificate

Expiry: 3 years
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