COSHH RISK ASSESSOR

By: S. A. Associates Management Training Co  04/11/2010
Keywords: safety training

 

Introduction

This practical course is aimed at those who are required to undertake COSHH risk assessments. It covers legislative requirements and guidance for COSHH risk assessment, control and monitoring programmes. Practical hands-on risk assessments will be completed.

Aim

To give staff nominated to undertake COSHH risk assessments an understanding of the techniques that can be used.

Programme

* A rationale for effective COSHH risk assessments
*
Legal requirements
*
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
* Techniques for undertaking risk assessments – the difference between hazard and risk
* Understanding risk assessment techniques for evaluation of exposure to chemicals
*
Understanding risk assessment techniques for evaluation of exposure to micro-organisms
 
* Understanding chemical exposure limits
 
* The role of line managers in an organisational risk management structure designed to

implement risk assessment and risk control
- organising task-based assessment programmes
 - dealing with issues not explicitly covered in legislation
 - record-keeping requirements and implications
 - risk control tracking
 -risk assessment as one part of overall safety management system
Who will benefit
 Those with roles in instigating, co-ordinating or undertaking safety-related risk assessment programmes Learning outcomes After the course delegates should:
* be able to develop and manage a COSHH risk assessment programme within their own organisation
 * understand the principles and practice of task-based risk assessment and comfortable with applying the techniques in their organisation
* understand the principles of risk control * Costs £750.00 per course– for a group size of 10 – 15. Excludes VAT (fully inclusive of tutors expenses)

Keywords: safety training

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