Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH): staff briefing

Give your staff a 30-minute breakdown of how to handle hazardous substances around your school with our adaptable presentation, facilitator notes, assessment and handout. Guide them through the best practice and put their knowledge to the test with scenarios.

Last reviewed on 9 February 2024
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  1. 30-minute briefing, for all staff: control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

30-minute briefing, for all staff: control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

Use this presentation to help your staff understand risks they may face in their day-to-day job, how to identify hazardous substances and the steps they can take to reduce risk.

In this briefing, you'll cover how to:

  • Identify when a substance is hazardous
  • Carry out a COSHH risk assessment for hazardous substances, when necessary
  • Safely use and store hazardous substances

Presentation

Deliver this presentation to your staff. Adapt the yellow highlighted text to suit your school's circumstances.

Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) - staff briefing PPTX, 26.7 MB

Facilitator notes

Use these facilitator notes as your step-by-step guide to prepare for and deliver this briefing.

Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) - facilitator notes DOCX, 2.7 MB

Staff handout

This presentation comes with an easy-reference handout of its key points, including a cheat sheet of danger labels.

Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) - staff handout DOCX, 169.3 KB

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