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To explain the principles of evaluation and assessment for those staff dealing with hazardous substances, including infectious agents.

Workshop

Course objectives:

To explain the principles of evaluation and assessment for those staff dealing with hazardous substances, including infectious agents. By the end of the course, those participating will be able to:-

  • Understand the key requirements of the COSHH Regulations 2002 and the COSHH (Amendment) Regulations 2004 applied to their role;
  • Describe the legal duties and responsibilities of employers and employees in relation to hazardous and infective materials;
  • Understand the key hazards and routes of entry to the body for chemical and biological agents and protection strategies;
  • Understand the process of undertaking a COSHH risk assessment based on documented formats used by the Council;
  • Apply the hierarchy of control in establishing strategies for      control;
  • Understand the available strategies for control based on safe place and safe persons;
  • Understand the key controls that are applied to the use of personal protective equipment;
  • Complete a short learning assessment to demonstrate competence.

Intended for:

Managers and Supervisors responsible for undertaking risk assessments and other staff who routinely deal with hazardous substances and potentially infective materials.

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