2.2 - COSHH TRAINING
Everyday you will be using potentially dangerous substances.
We need you to be suitably trained on the usage of these substances as to not put yourself or any others at risk
But first what does COSHH actually stand for?
COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. These Regulations require employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health.
Hazardous substances include:
- certain chemicals;
- bacteria and other micro organisms;
- certain dusts; and
- any other substance which has comparable health effects.
To comply with the Regulations the employer must: assess the risks to health arising from hazardous substances created by the work activity, and decide what precautions are needed to prevent or adequately control exposure.