Approximately 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness or workplace injury during 2012. Some of these are injuries and illnesses that can be easily avoided.
This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards.
A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.
Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
- Place of study: Learn from home
- Type of course: Online distance learning course, no exams
- Course duration: An average of 3 hours.
Full customer service support will be provided throughout the course.
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This course is split into manageable sections. These are:
Section 1: The importance of COSHH risk assessments
In this section, the learner will understand the reason for conducting COSHH risk assessment, what COSHH means and how it can potentially harm employees.
Section 2: Types of hazardous substances
The learner will be able to identify and classify different forms of hazardous substances and how these substances enter the body and cause harm.
Section 3: Controlling risks from hazardous substances
This section helps the learner understand the factors to consider when assessing risks from exposure to hazardous substances. This covers the hierarchy of controls in relation to hazardous substances.
Section 4: How a COSHH risk assessment is carried out
In this section, the learner will cover the stages of a COSHH risk assessment and know when to review a COSHH risk assessment.