Control of Substance Hazardous to Health (COSHH) 2002 is working to prevent incidents such as children’s toys painted with Lead colourings as it happens in the past by demanding companies who work with harmful substance to keep and maintain it a controlled environment.
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The COSHH training course is designed for candidates who handle chemicals as part of their daily work, this online COSHH course is ideal for induction or refresher to the new regulations.
The Law state that substances which are hazardous to health should be regulated. More so in the workplace where these substances are monitored with the help of (COSHH) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. Materials that can arm and hurt are not necessarily raw materials. It can come in all shapes and form and even in a ready assembled item such as the Beamz Light Up Toy Swords that was removed off Amazon’s shelf in Aug 2019, it was found that the silver colour on the toy had a lead component. Any company has to protect both its workforce as well as the customer.
The COSHH regulations 2002 provided a framework to encounter these problems and encourage a hands-on approach to regulate hazardous chemicals.
The regulation covers all aspects of harmful substances accept Asbestos, Lead, Radioactive and Asphyxiants which have their regulations.
Refreshed under your company guidelines, local and national authoritative guidelines and any regulatory requirements
Learning online or e-learning courses have several obvious advantages which benefit the student. Other than being able to learn any time and in any place 24/7 add flexibility to the process. Choosing the time suits you to advance your learning.
The coursework is available to the learner to go over and to revise countless of times before finally taking the exam. Also, should the first results are not satisfactorily, you can retake the exam.
You are no longer restricted to set hours and having to rebook another course when the exam results are not as good as you can achieve.
In the late ’90s, the Government started working on a new legislation which was designed to control materials and compounds hazardous to human health. The new law was introduced to strengthen the control and application of materials which are dangerous to the environment and people alike. COSHH 2002 became active the following year. Control of Substance Hazardous to Health (COSHH) 2002 is working to prevent incidents such as children’s toys painted with Lead colourings as it happens in the past by demanding companies who work with harmful substance to keep and maintain it a controlled environment.
The industrial world which we are living in, most or all items we use daily are manufactured. Not all of the components which are used in the production of these items are safe. It is important to provide a clear understanding and a safety net both for the consumer which is the end-user as well as the company employees who are dealing daily with these items.
On the practical side, companies who are working with such materials are required to employ a Health & Safety Officer in various forms to implement the regulation’s instructions. Keeping a watching eye over the storage and use of substances and work practices. The health & Safety Officer is required to keep up with new regulations and to be able to assist and train other employees. It is recommended that his skills will be updated annually, tested and certified to maintain high standards.