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COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)

The COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect the workforce from exposure to harmful substances. The curriculum covers a range of essential topics, ensuring that attendees gain a relevant understanding of hazards, regulations, risk assessment and control measures.

What does the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Course cover?

Delivery Methods:

Face-to-face classroom in-house

Virtual classroom

Open course prices are available upon request.


One day


Forms of chemical and biological agents: The COSHH training course covers the identification and understanding of various chemical and biological agents in different industries


Classification of substances: Participants explore substance classification, focusing on properties and potential hazards. Learn how to implement safety measures in order to comply with COSHH regulations 


Routes of entry: The course examines pathways for hazardous substances entering the body, fostering awareness of how different routes impact potential health effects


Health hazards of specific agents: Detailed insights into health hazards associated with hazardous substances provide a nuanced understanding of short-term and long-term effects


The role of COSHH: The importance of COSHH regulations and how they are essential for safely handling hazardous substances 


Practical COSHH risk assessments: Hands-on experience in conducting COSHH risk assessments tailored to specific industries allows participants to apply theoretical knowledge effectively


Control measures: Identifying and implementing effective control measures to minimise exposure to risks is a focal point. Practical guidance on selecting and applying control measures in diverse scenarios equips individuals with skills for a safer working environment


Environmental issues: Consideration of the environmental impact of hazardous substances includes strategies for mitigating risks

Upon successfully finishing this course you will be able to:

Identify relevant COSHH hazards:

Participants will develop the ability to identify COSHH hazards specific to their business or industry. This knowledge is crucial for creating a safer working environment.


Understand the entry and health effects of hazards:

The course explores how chemical and biological hazards enter the body and their potential health effects. This understanding is fundamental for developing effective risk assessment and control strategies.

Navigate the legal framework:

Attendees will gain insights into the legal framework of COSHH regulations, including substance classifications. This knowledge is vital for compliance and adherence to regulatory requirements.


Utilise COSHH risk assessment and control process:

The course provides practical guidance on using the COSHH risk assessment and control process for chemicals relevant to their business.

Manage, monitor and assess risks:

Participants will recognise key issues in the management, monitoring and assessment of risks associated with hazardous substances. This proactive approach is essential for maintaining a safe working environment.

Benefits of the course:


For employers

  • Legislative compliance: The course helps businesses comply with relevant legislation, including the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals Regulations 2015. This compliance is essential for avoiding legal issues and penalties
  • Employee protection: Employers can ensure the safety of their employees, contractors and other personnel by implementing the knowledge gained from the COSHH training course. This proactive approach contributes to a healthier and more secure workplace.


For delegates

  • Understanding COSHH risk assessments: Delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the importance of COSHH risk assessments, allowing them to contribute actively to creating a safer work environment
  • Evaluation of risks and control measures: Participants will learn how to evaluate risks and assess existing control measures. This knowledge empowers them to identify areas for improvement and implement effective controls.



For employers

  • Reduced sickness absence: By providing your employees with the skills and knowledge to handle people safely, the course helps reduce the risk of injuries and musculoskeletal disorders
  • Tailored training: The course is designed to focus on your specific organisational needs, ensuring that your employees receive training that is directly relevant to their roles and the challenges they face
  • In-house trainers: Investing in this course helps develop the expertise of your employees, enabling you to have skilled in-house trainers who can continually train and educate your workforce in safer people handling.

For delegates

  • Confidence and qualification: Completing the course empowers delegates to become confident, motivated and professionally qualified safer people handling trainers
  • In-depth knowledge: Delegates acquire in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of safer people handling, making them experts in their field
  • Practical skills: The course focuses on practical application, ensuring that delegates can confidently prepare, deliver and evaluate safer people handling training sessions.

This course is tailored to meet your needs if:

  Responsibilities for hazardous substances: If your job entails responsibilities related to storing, using, handling or transporting hazardous substances, this COSHH training course is tailored to meet your specific needs.

High-risk industries: Almost all industries will be affected by COSHH regulations, however the course is particularly beneficial if you work in an industry that regularly deal with hazardous substances, such as manufacturing, cleaning, agriculture and catering


Why choose COSHH training (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) course?


Employee protection:
Employers can ensure the safety of their employees, contractors and other personnel by implmenting the knowledge gained from the course. This proactive approach contributes to a healthier and more secure workplace


Expert instruction:
Participants benefit from expert instruction delivered through live virtual classrooms or in-house sessions, ensuring a high-quality learning experience


Relevance to industry:
The course is designed to address the specific needs of industries dealing with hazardous substances, making the content directly applicable to participants' work environments.


Empower your workplace safety now! Enrol on our COSHH training course to gain the skills needed for safe handling of hazardous substances. Secure your spot today for a safer tomorrow!

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