Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Training Course
This online COSHH training course is designed to give workers knowledge of the risk surrounding
working with hazardous substances, including how to begin a COSHH assessment by
identifying the risks and the control measures needed. The course enables organisations
to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 regulations.
- Developed by Health & Safety Professionals
- CPD and RoSPA Accredited Course
- High Quality Training Experience
- Fully Online Course, Instant Access
- High Quality Certificate posted the next working day
Who Should Undertake COSHH Training?
Online COSHH training provides is a suitable course for all levels of employees
who work, or may come into contact with, hazardous substances in the workplace.
Hazardous substances have the potential to exist in every workplace in the UK. They
can have a variety of ill health effects and explosive properties so it is essential
that they are handled and controlled effectively and knowledgeably. Hazardous substances
can affect anyone within the workplace, not just those who handle them regularly.
The course has been developed by a team led by a British Safety Council member with
over 30 years professional experience in health and safety management.
On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate will be posted to you the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also accredited by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
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Aims of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Training
To ensure that the risk of hazardous substances is minimised in your organisation,
this COSHH course:
- Identifies the factors associated with working with substances hazardous to health.
- Raises awareness of the steps taken to identify the risks of working with substances
hazardous to health.
- Provides an understanding of the measures that can eliminate or reduce risk.
- Identifies personal and group responsibilities towards the organisation’s health
and safety aims and objectives.
The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an
assessment at the end:
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- Introduction to COSHH - What is a hazardous substance? Where are hazardous
substances found? Routes of entry. Ill health and other effects. Chemical labelling.
- Legal Framework -Benefits of COSHH regulations. The different laws for specific
substances. Employer and employee responsibilities.
- Risk Assessment and Control Measures - Complying with COSHH regulations. COSHH
risk assessment. Risk prevention. Control measures hierarchy. Work Exposure Limits.
Personal Protective Equipment. Health surveillance, instruction and training.
- Types of Hazardous Substance - Reducing and eliminating risks from flammable,
explosive and asthma-causing substances. Asbestos and lead. Emergency procedures.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material.
You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%.
The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have
passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you
need with no extra charge.
This course is an interactive, online format. It is fully animated with high quality
graphics and a full audio voice over.
It takes approximately 2 hours to complete the course in full. This can be spread
out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit
Do You Comply With the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations?
Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 (COSHH) regulations, employers
have a legal duty to provide adequate control of employees’ exposure to harmful
substances in the workplace. Employers must prevent, supervise, monitor and control
the exposure to hazardous substances, train and instruct employees and draw up control
Employees also have a legal responsibility to co-operate fully with their employer
in order to enable them to meet their legal obligations.
By providing effective COSHH training, employers can help to ensure that everyone
in the workplace is competent to carry out their work safely. Managers, supervisors
and other members of staff should be able to recognise the hazards posed by their
work, be able to take action to reduce or eliminate the risks and understand how
to follow procedures.
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