Chemical Safety in Laboratories - Assessing the Risks and Controlling the Hazards
Is this course for me?
The COSHH course is suitable for any post graduate student or member of staff who works with or supervises work with laboratory or proprietary chemicals.
It is specifically intended for individuals who prepare or authorise 'COSHH' assessments.
The Mandatory COSHH course is Moodle based and can be found here. It covers the risk assessment process with specific reference to chemical hazards commonly found in the laboratory environment. Assessment of risks arising from use of proprietary chemicals is also covered.
At the end of the course you will:
- Be familiar with the risk assessment process
- Know how to obtain an understanding of the hazards associated with a specific chemical or chemicals
- Be familiar with and be able to use the 'hierarchy of control'
- Be able to carry out a COSHH assessment and produce a Safe System of Work
If you have completed the Moodle and feel that you require further training or clarification on any of the topics covered, please email the Safety team directly.
Last updated 20/01/2016 (PC)