Protective Coatings Application - Unit 1.7: Risk Assessment (Job Safety Analysis)

Objective: To understand the requirements of conducting both COSHH and Risk Assessments and the obligations of the employer and employees.

  • COSHH = Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.
  • All companies must assess the potential risks to personnel.
  • No work should commence without COSHH and risk assessments.
  • COSHH and risk assessments must be conducted by competent personnel.

Note: Some industries refer to Risk Analysis (Job Safety Analysis) rather than Risk Assessment.