Recognise substances used in care homes that are covered under COSHH regulations and demonstrate safe work practices to protect yourself and others from harm from hazardous substances.
Outline the purpose of regulations relating to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and relevant roles and responsibilities.
Identify common substances covered by COSHH regulations in care settings and the potential hazards they may pose.
Be aware of risk assessment and control measures including:
COSHH Register/ Inventory
– Use of PPE
– Safe storage
– Safe handling
– Spills management
– Reporting of incidents