Level 2


Certificate valid for 3 years

Ofqual regulated

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;
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.

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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Why Choose Cornwall Training?

At Cornwall Training, we pride ourselves on the quality and standards of the training we deliver. As a Nationally Approved Accredited Training Centre, we are committed to providing the very best course experience, from initial contact to renewal. Our high standards are brought to you by our tutors, who are fully qualified experts from professional backgrounds including Ambulance Service, HM Coastguard, Fire Service, and the RNLI.

Cornwall Training


Our professional training centre is located in St Austell and has excellent access to the A30 and A38. Where accommodation is required, you can find a Premier Inn just two minutes from the centre. That way, you can conveniently complete all required training in one trip.

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