About COSHH Awareness
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Awareness training course will help learners understand the COSHH Regulations (2002). By the end of this course, learners will know how to do risk assessments and hazards. This course is suitable for candidates at different levels; those who handle hazardous substances at work, those who don’t know anything about this subject, and those who wish to understand more about it.
How long will this course take?
This course is 2 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
Do you work with or near chemicals? Substances or products that contain dust, gasses or release potentially harmful fumes? If the answer is yes to any of those, this COSHH training is for you.
What are the main points covered?
Gain an understanding of COSHH regulations, risk assessments, safety procedures and more…
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
COSHH Awareness Outline of Course
- Gain an understanding of COSHH regulations.
- Risk assessment and safety procedures.
- Definition of hazardous substances.
- Compliance with relevant regulations.
- Different types of hazardous substances.
- Health effects.
- European CLP Regulations (replacing Chemicals Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply (CHIP)
- Regulations as of 01/06/2015). Workplace injuries and bleeding.
COSHH Awareness FAQs
What is COSHH?
COSHH means the Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health. Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH, 2002) employers are required to either prevent, reduce or at the very least, control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health to their workers.
Who is this course for?
The COSHH training course is relevant to all employees who may come into contact with hazardous substances as part of their role. It applies to all sectors due to the use of hazardous substances in a diverse range of working environments.
What types of professions need COSHH training?
Hazardous substances are used in professions such as beauticians, hairdressing, engineering, vehicle repair, cleaning, catering, baking, welding, printing, manufacturing, farming and agriculture, woodworking, painting, shopfitting, decorating, and many more. Contact us to find out if it is relevant to your business.
What will I learn on the COSHH awareness course?
Delegates on the COSHH awareness course will gain an understanding of COSHH and European CLP regulations, risk assessment and safety procedures. They will also learn about the different types of hazardous substances, the impact on health, and discuss workplace injuries and bleeding.