Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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Updated Oct 17, 2018

Course Description

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations is a UK statutory instrument that requires employers, by law, to protect their employees from exposure to dangerous substances.

This succinct and memorable course is split into four bite-sized modules. These cover the Regulations, what substances hazardous to health are, the responsibilities of the employee and the employer, and what good practice means in the workplace. After completing this course you will feel confident in knowing what is required of you regarding COSHH in your workplace.

In this course you will learn:

  • What the COSHH Regulations are and why COSHH law is needed
  • How it is implemented, and the importance of risk assessments
  • What a substance hazardous to health is and some consequences of exposure
  • The CLP Regulation symbols
  • How to identify risks in the workplace, and gather and relay information
  • How to develop and implement control measures
  • How to maintain, monitor, and review exposure
  • What emergency plans should entail, and
  • Who to go to with questions

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for employees and employers in the UK, in industries or workplaces that work with or create substances hazardous to health. Examples include but aren’t limited to:

  • Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Care homes
  • Leisure centers
  • Fire stations
  • Building sites
  • Bakeries
  • Garden centers
  • Fuel stations
  • Workshops
  • Factories
  • Laboratories

Course Duration

25 minutes