The law protects employees working with hazardous substances, which can cause illnesses such as lung disease, cancer and dermatitis. This course introduces employers to their legal obligations according to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.
Back injury is the main reason for absence from the workplace, whilst one third of all reported injuries that result in three days off work are caused by manual handling accidents. Whatever role you are in be it administration, catering, cleaning or domestics, situations may arise when you need to move objects. This module will show you what you need to do to handle objects safely and minimise the risk of injury.