Training Courses

IOSH Approved Local Exhaust Ventilation Testing – Live Online Training

CPD Certified Training

Live On-Line

Date: 20th December 2021

Time: 09:30 – 15:30

Description and objective:

Occhnet is the sole provider of this IOSH approved and CPD Certified course for Local Exhaust Ventilation Testing.

This course aims to give the delegate the basic skills to enable them to demonstrate thorough testing and examination of local exhaust ventilation systems as required by COSHH.

The course will provide both theory and some practical elements with full course notes supplied.

Delegates will undertake an end of course assessment and on successful completion shall receive an IOSH certificate.

Also available as a 1 or 2-day in-house course

Live on-line Welding Fume Health Risk Management

Live On-Line

Date: 5th November 2021

Time: 10:00 – 12:00

HSE recently sent out a Welding Fume Alert to inform industry of the new enforcement expectations.

This training session will discuss the implications of the welding alert and requirements of the new enforcement expectations.

Live on-line Chemical Hazard Awareness Training

Live On-Line

Date: 29th November 2021

Time: 09:30 – 12:00

Description and objective:

This chemical hazard awareness training will enable the participants to recognise chemical hazards within the workplace and follow the correct procedures to work safely.

The delegates will consider:

  • COSHH assessment,
  • employees duties,
  • correct use of control measures,
  • GHS symbols and;
  • effects on the body.

Live on-line Asbestos Awareness Short Course

Live On-Line

Date: 29th November 2021

Time: 13:30 – 15:00

Description and objective:

Asbestos awareness training is required for employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to asbestos.

In particular, it should be given to all demolition workers and those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is foreseeable that their work will disturb the fabric of the building.

The course will provide an awareness and development of knowledge to employees of the hazards and risks posed by asbestos-containing materials (ACM’s) within their everyday working environment and an overview of the legislative measures in place to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.

COSHH Assessors Training Course

1 day – Public Course

Description and objective:

This assessor training will enable the participants to carry out COSHH assessments within the workplace.

The delegates will consider:

  • health surveillance,
  • occupational monitoring,
  • control measures,
  • suitability and;
  • record-keeping.

Environmental Awareness Training

Half-day – Public Course

Description and objective:

This Environmental Awareness training will give the participants an appreciation of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and Environmental Legislation requirements of industry today.

The delegates will consider:

  • EMS
  • environmental aspects and impacts,
  • sustainability and;
  • environmental permitting.

Noise Awareness Course

Half-Day – Public Course

Description and objective:

This course gives delegates an awareness of the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations and how to comply.

Delegates will consider:

  • health surveillance,
  • noise measurement,
  • control measures
  • selection of hearing protection and;
  • record-keeping

Risk Assessment Training Course

1 day – Public Course

Description and objective

This Risk assessor training will enable the participants to carry out basic risk assessments within the workplace in accordance with the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations.

The delegates will consider:

  • legislation,
  • assessment methods,
  • information gathering,
  • risk evaluation and;
  • record-keeping.

Respiratory Sensitisers

Half-day – Public Course

Description and objective:

Occupational Asthma can be a serious problem. More than 200 substances have been reported as triggers for occupational asthma.

In the western world, it is thought than 200,000 people suffer from occupational asthma, and a further 500,000 have asthma that may be made worse by their job.

Occupational asthma is a common cause of work-related illness.

This half-day seminar discusses respiratory sensitisers in the workplace.