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Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Most workplaces will have substances that could cause injury or ill-health to somebody on the premises. If this is the case in your workplace, are you fully conversant with COSHH regulations?

This course is Level 2 and aimed at anyone who may work with substances hazardous to health. Our experienced instructors will make the course engaging and will encourage candidates to participate in the session. We believe that participation is key to people retaining information and stops classroom fatigue. 

The course content is as follows:


  • What does COSHH mean?
  • What is a hazardous substance
  • COSHH risk assessing
  • Stages of a COSHH risk assessment
  • Reviewing COSHH assessments

COSHH Regulation

  • CHIP and GHS regulations
  • Labelling of substances – CHIP and CLP symbols
  • Employee and Employer Duties
  • Control of Major Accidents Hazards Regulations 2015

Types of Hazardous Substance

  • Mixing of chemicals
  • Liquids
  • Gases and Vapours
  • Lead products
  • Explosive material
  • Solvents

How can you be affected?

  • Routes of entry to the body
  • Medical conditions
  • COSHH in the office

Protection and accidental exposure

  • Hierarchy of control
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Handling of chemicals
  • COSHH Control measures
  • Accidental Exposure
  • Reporting and Management
  • Cleanup Procedures
  • Medical and dental waste products
  • Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL)
  • Enforcement of COSHH
  • Permit to Work
  • Emergency Procedures
  • COSHH Health surveillance¬†
  • Storage of chemicals¬†
  • COSHH cleanup procedures