COSHH

FOR FIRST AIDERS

COSHH for First Aiders


This training course is designed for first aiders in workplaces that use substances hazardous to health. It discusses the principles of COSHH and Safety Data Sheets and raises awareness of the dangers involved in working with substances hazardous to health. It also provides the workplace first aider with the knowledge and skills to treat a wide range of injuries and illnesses caused by substances hazardous to health.

Course Overview


  • Introduction to substances hazardous to health
  • How to stay safe when working with substances hazardous to health
  • Safety data sheets
  • Hazard symbols (European and new International symbols)
  • The Primary Survey (DR ABC)
  • The Secondary Survey (SAMPLE)
  • Recognising signs and symptoms
  • First aid for injestion of substances hazardous to health
  • First aid for absorption of substances hazardous to health
  • First aid for Inhalation of substances hazardous to health
  • First aid for Injection of substances hazardous to health
  • First aid for eye injuries
  • First aid for fire and blast injuries caused by substances hazardous to health (bleeding, burns, fractures, crush injuries, amputations)
  • Hypoxia and shock
  • Consideration of specific Safety Data Sheets *
  • Accident reporting (including RIDDOR)

* The content of this lesson can be customised to address substances specific to your industry.

Course Length Certification Period
3 hours 3 years

Qualification


On successful completion of this course, you will receive a H2SAL COSHH for First Aiders certificate valid for 3 years.

Price


Open Courses
at our venue
Group Courses
at your venue
£30 / person £180 / group *

* Maximum of 12 persons per group.


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