COSHH Training For Cleaners

Duration 2 hours

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
COSHH Training for Cleaners
For me
For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£26 +VAT

include vat

Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

Those who carry out cleaning duties are likely to come into contact with hazardous substances which can be harmful to themselves and others if the risks are not carefully controlled.

This COSHH Training for Cleaners course provides those who carry out cleaning activities the information they need to understand the risks hazardous substances can pose and how these can be controlled. You will learn about the legal duties employers have to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, as well as what workers are required to do. Upon completion of this training, you will understand the safety measures that your employer may be required to put in place to control hazardous substances and how to follow them.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Legally accurate in line with any guidance changes that have resulted from Brexit legislation - including any revisions to deadlines

Written in compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)

Developed by health and safety professionals

Accredited by CPD and assured by RoSPA Qualifications

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will understand:

  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations and what they require duty holders to do.
  • What hazardous substances are and how they affect health and safety and cause ill-health impacts.
  • How a COSHH risk assessment is carried out.
  • How to identify products that are hazardous substances and what their labelling and safety data sheets should cover.
  • The safety measures that your employer will put in place to control hazardous substances and how to follow them.
  • What you should do to follow safety procedures.
  • The importance of health surveillance for employees who work with certain hazardous substances.

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Module 1: Hazardous Substances at Work

What is a hazardous substance, legal requirements, what are the COSHH Regulations, who has duties under COSHH, other duties under the COSHH Regulations, the COSHH Approved Code of Practice (ACOP), why is COSHH important, routes of entry, and ill-health impacts.

Module 2: COSHH Requirements for Risk Assessments

Key concepts, legal requirements and risk assessments, what is a risk assessment, risk assessments and COSHH, who should carry out a risk assessment, identifying the hazards, determining who may be harmed and how, evaluating the risks and implementing controls, recording risk assessment findings, and reviewing and updating the assessment.

Module 3: Identifying Hazardous Substances Used in Cleaning

Hazard labelling and packaging, GB CLP hazard symbols, chemical labelling, and safety data sheets.

Module 4: COSHH Control Measures

Preventing risks, selecting control measures, engineering controls, safe systems of work, storage, transport, and handling, workplace exposure limits (WELs), health surveillance, personal protective equipment (PPE), respiratory protective equipment (RPE), and emergency procedures.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. 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 COSHH Training for Cleaners course is suitable for people who carry out any cleaning duties as part of their work activities. Examples include cleaners in low risk premises, for example, the following:

  • Offices
  • Warehouses
  • Retail premises
  • Hospitality
  • Residential properties

Written by experts

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Neil Murray

Health and Safety Consultant

Neil Murray is a vastly experienced and highly qualified health and safety professional who has held roles such as Senior Health and Safety Executive inspector,  and Principal Inspector for Channel Tunnel construction. He has also held senior roles in an international infrastructure business, a major UK water utility company and a major construction group and provided management consultancy to numerous companies across a wide range of industries. 

Neil has a wide expertise in many sectors, including construction, civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, water and waste utilities, education, heritage sites, public safety, rail construction and operation, transport, marine, waste management, engineering design and industrial and facilities management services. 

Neil is a QSA auditor for RoSPA and also an author of published guidance on health and safety in the construction of the Channel Tunnel, work at height, major project management, and online training courses.

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