HSL: COSHH training – Practical Assessment and Control – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016

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HSL is to run a 2 day course on COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – (Training in Glasgow).

25 – 26 October 2016



This two day course gives detailed and practical training on
carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the
assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to

Many people tasked with COSHH assessments are unsure what is
required or where to get information.  Once the initial
assessment is complete, they are often uncertain on how to approach
control, and how to judge when control is adequate.  This
course aims to give that knowledge and those skills.

Day one covers assessing exposure and risk and includes case
studies and the chance to work through examples.  Day two
moves on to implementing exposure controls that are effective and
reliable, and includes practical demonstrations.  The focus
for both days is on practicality and effectiveness.

Course includes

  • Hazardous substances and risks from over exposure
  • COSHH regulations and what they mean in practice
  • Guidance and finding information
  • Assessments and action plans
  • Adequate control, understanding limits, the principles of good
    control practice
  • Hierarchy of control and reliability
  • Reducing exposure by process change and substitution
  • Choosing and using effective LEV
  • Choosing and using RPE
  • Skin and ingestion exposure
  • Choosing and using PPE


Who should attend?

The course will benefit anyone tasked with completing COSHH
assessments and/or implementing controls, whether for the first
time or to improve skills.  This will typically include
managers and supervisors and safety officers.  Health and
safety professionals looking to refresh or update their skills may
also benefit but please note that the course assumes no prior
knowledge and therefore includes basic concepts and


Glasgow – venue to be announced


The cost of this course is £825 per person (includes course
notes, lunch and refreshments).


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Please note the invoice option is not available within 4
weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers.  If you
are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory
to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to
process booking forms without this.

For further dates and additional information email: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk
or contact the Training Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.

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