COSHH and Hazardous Substances Online Safety Training
Online COSHH Safety Training. COSHH or the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health involves the identification of hazardous products and other substances which could harm to the health or well being of any person, and then taking action to help control the risks and hazards associated with the product. This online COSHH safety training course outlines the key aspects associated with the use and handling of hazardous substances and is an essential training course for all persons involved in the use of hazardous substances such as adhesives; paints; lubricants; cleaning products and many more substances. The training course can be completed online at any time using a computer, tablet or mobile device.
COSHH and Hazardous Substances Online Training Course
COSHH or the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 deals with the management, storage and use of any substance with the potential to be harmful to persons or the environment.
Hazardous substances, the definition of which can include cleaning chemicals, some construction products, paints, adhesives, lubricants, chemicals, dusts and airborne contaminants etc are a feature of just about every workplace. The COSHH Regulations requires employers to assess the risk of all substances and to hen put into place suitable measures to protect its employees and others from the hazards presented by the storage, use, mixing and/or disposal of all such substances.
Employees and contractors working for you therefore need to be aware of the risks and hazards associated with the handling, use and storage of hazardous substances. Failing to do so could result in your employees, contractors, visitors and even members of the public being put at risk. This is why you need to provide COSHH training to your employees and this course has been designed to help employers provide this essential training to its staff.
Our online COSHH and Hazardous Substances Training Course outlines the essential requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations including practical COSHH assessment and information that must be provided to all employees working with hazardous substances.
The consequences of not providing suitable COSHH awareness training can be catastrophic in terms of human suffering, legal costs and business interruption. This online training course can therefore be used to help communicate the essential knowledge required when it comes to the management of hazardous substances and as an employer you can use the training to help demonstrate to your own clients that you have a trained and competent workforce.
The training course can be completed online at any time using a computer, tablet or mobile device meaning that time off work or the need to travel to a training centre has been eliminated.
Our COSHH and Hazardous Substances safety training course is delivered through our online health and safety training system, you complete your safety awareness training using our simple and easy to use health and safety training portal and then simply download your training certificate as a PDF document. This means you can choose where and when to carry out your training without having to take time off work or travel for miles and miles to your nearest training centre.
The interactive COSHH and Hazardous Substances safety training course has been developed so that it can be completed with no previous knowledge of the subject, all of the information that you need is contained within the online training course. This then enables you to complete the course online using a computer, tablet or mobile device, giving you total flexibility as to when and where you complete the training course.
Our COSHH and Hazardous Substances health and safety training course takes into account the requirements of the HSE Requirements and considers the responsibilities of both the employer and employee.
COSHH and Hazardous Substances – Course Content
- Introduction to the COSHH Regulations
- Hazardous Substances
- Health Effects
- 8 steps to comply with the COSHH Regulations
- COSHH Essentials
- Multiple choice Test
Upon the completion of the COSHH and Hazardous Substances Training Course you will have a knowledge of the following:
- The basic requirements of the COSHH Regulations
- Employers & employees responsibilities
- Hazardous substances
- Hazard warning symbols/pictograms
- The COSHH assessment process.
The duration of the course is approximately 30 minutes and no prior learning is required.
Upon the successful completion of the COSHH and Hazardous Substances Safety Training course, a Training Certificate will be issued and available to download instantly through your online training account.
Online training is the modern and cost effective way in which to provide basic health and safety training to your employees, it does not need your operatives to take time of work and spend hours travelling across the country to a training venue, it does not have to be completed at a certain time or even on a specific day. Online training provides consist delivery of the course content, so you can be sure nothing has been missed, it is also totally flexible, it can be done on-site, at home, in the office, or even whilst sat in a car (as long as you’re not driving!!). Online training can be done during the day, at night or whenever you want, if you need to stop, then that’s fine, just stop and come back to it when you have the time. Online training really does solve the issue of ‘how on earth am I going to get all of my operatives in the same room, at the same time?’, well now you don’t need to!
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