Environment Hazards

Handling and Storage of Hazardous Substances

This course aims to provide an overview of the requirements for the handling and storage of hazardous substances.
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Learning Outcomes

LO1 Identify the legislation and regulations which outline the handling and storage of hazardous substances
LO2 Explain the health effects of working with hazardous substances, and the various ways that these can enter the body
LO3 Explain the use of Safety Data Sheets and Assessments within the CoSHH regulations
LO4 Explain the common labelling system and identify the standard symbols
LO5 Explain the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment
LO6 Explain the requirements for storage, handling and disposal of hazardous substances
LO7 Define the control measures for handling hazardous substances and explain the control hierarchy
LO8 Explain the process for managing hazardous substances in the event of a spill
LO9 Define the recording and reporting process within the CoSHH Regulations