Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

The Principles of COSHH is regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed to provide candidates with a basic knowledge of COSHH regulations and requirements. Suitable for all employees, this 4-hour course is ideal for those who wish to work in environments with hazardous substances, such as: healthcare, manufacturing, cleaning, transport, utilities and office environments.

What will I learn?

Candidates will learn about the legal requirements relating to hazardous substances, how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of
hazardous substances, as well as the precautions and procedures required to ensure that the risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.

What’s included in the price?

The price includes; Registration and Certification, refreshments throughout the course, a course manual to keep and use of all equipment on the course.

For more information on COSHH from the HSE can be found HERE

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COSHH Course Content

Legal requirements relating to hazardous substances in the workplace:
• Employer duties
• Employee duties
• Consequences for non-compliance
• Communicating safety information
The different forms that hazardous substances can take
Effects that may arise after exposure to hazardous substances
The different routes that hazardous substances can enter the body
How risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
The five-steps process of risk assessment
The control hierarchy in relation to the safe use, handling, transporting, storage and disposal of substances hazardous to health
Information to refer to when identifying and using hazardous substances
Procedures for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances