Chemical Safety in Laboratories - Assessing the Risks and Controlling the Hazards
Is this course for me?
The 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 course will cover 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 will also be 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
Dates are scheduled on a monthly basis, please get in touch with the OED Team to check availability on the next session.
Last updated 05/11/12 (SP)