About the Course
Hazardous substances are a significant feature of the automotive workplace and ELV depollution. This e-learning health and safety module provides the essential requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations.
You will be able to:
Provide an overview of legislation relating to chemicals - COSHH.
Demonstrate how people come into contact with chemicals in the vehicle dismantling environment, and how to manage exposure to prevent harm.
Highlight the importance of emergency plans & procedures for managing workplace incidents including spills, as well as the accidental release and exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
Understand and interpret chemical information provided on safety data sheets.
Highlight the specific chemical hazards presented within a motor vehicle workshop, ELV depollution or dismantling facility.
Explain how to best handle and transport various chemical containers.
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is designed for anyone who requires an overview of workplace substances that are hazardous to health.
This course is designed for anyone who needs technical knowledge on how to safely handle hazardous substances within the workplace.
This course is designed for anyone who needs to be aware and understand the hazards and risks associated with working with hazardous substances that are typically found in an automotive workshop and / or ELV depollution environment.
This course is designed for anyone who needs to be aware and understand what to do if there is an accident (e.g. spillage) or emergency involving hazardous substances.
No experience is needed to take part in this course, it is aimed at all levels within an organisation or company.
Suitable for operatives, technicians, supervisors and management.
Hazardous substances (including chemicals, dusts and airborne contaminants) are a significant feature of an automotive workplace and ELV depollution. Employees must be aware of the risks associated with the handling, use and storage of these hazardous substances.
This e-learning health and safety module provides the essential requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations including practical COSHH assessment and information that must be provided to all employees working with hazardous substances.
This course includes:
An introduction to Harmful Substances.
Legislation relating to chemicals - COSHH.
Understanding what exposure is.
The importance of Emergency Plans & Procedures for incidents including spills, release or accidental exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
Understanding and interpreting chemical information provided by safety data sheets.
Highlighting specific chemical hazards typically found within a motor vehicle workshop or an ELV depollution and dismantling facility.
How best to manually handle chemical containers.