COSHH Training For Cleaners

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
COSHH Training for Cleaners
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  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

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£26 +VAT

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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.

This course has been updated and is 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
  • Online training course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 2 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

Aims of the course

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.


CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents through their RoSPA Qualifications Assurance System, as providing up-to-date, quality and content-approved training.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course content

1Hazardous 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.

2COSHH 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.

3Identifying Hazardous Substances Used in Cleaning

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

4COSHH 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.

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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.

Who should take this course?

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

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How do our courses work?

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Add your chosen course to your basket. Once you’ve added all the courses you need, follow our step-by-step checkout process where you can purchase using Debit or Credit card.

For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.

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Course access

Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training. 

If you’ve purchased a single course, we’ll send you a unique course code. You can use this to add your training to an existing account, or create a brand new one. 

Purchased multiple courses for training your team? We’ll email you all the login details you need to distribute to your staff.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Continued support

Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have. 

Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.