COSHH for construction
This online COSHH for Construction course is designed for all those working in the construction sector. You will learn about hazardous substances in your workplace and how to keep yourself and colleagues safe.
DURATION | 45 Minutes
COSHH FOR CONSTRUCTION
COSHH for Construction course | COSHH is short for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. Nearly all business in the construction sector work with substances that is not used correctly could cause harm to employees, contractors, the public or the environment. For example, paint, dust, oils, fumes and concrete washout. Collectively known hazardous substances.
The risk from Hazardous substances can cause skin irritation, poisoning or harm to the environment in the form of pollution. So, it is essential your staff know how to work with them correctly.
This online COSHH for Construction course is designed to raise skills and awareness of working with, and around, hazardous substances when on a Construction site. The completion certificate helps evidence compliance to COSHH regulations.
- Common Hazardous Substances
- Identifying Hazardous Substances
- How to protect yourself
- Protecting others
- Undertake a COSHH assessment
UNIT 1 | Hazardous Substances and the Law
In this first unit we explain what hazardous substances are, before defining COSHH and looking at the legislation around it. This includes both employer and employee responsibilities.
UNIT 2 | Exposure to Hazardous Substances
In this second unit, we explore some of the health risks when working with and near hazardous substances, and the steps you can take to protect yourself and others.
UNIT 3 | Working Safely with Hazardous Substances
In this final unit, we look at employer and employee responsibilities when working with hazardous substances, including how to store and dispose of them safely. We also look at how to respond to an accidental spill.
UNIT 4 | QUIZ
This course is ideal for all staff working with hazardous substances in the construction sector.
COSHH in Construction Certificate
On successful completion of the online COSHH training course an echo3education completion certificate will be sent. Successful completion requires achievement of 80% in the final assessment. The final assessment can be retaken.
- Study anywhere with an internet connection
- Complies with regulations
- CPD-accredited certificate
- Access on phones, tablets and desktop/li>
- Carbon net-zero product
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