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COSHH Awareness


This course is designed to provide an understanding of the hazards and risks when using hazardous substances at work. The training will give learners confidence and enable them to gather appropriate information regarding substances and contribute to the development of safer and more healthy working practices.

Who needs this qualification?

Any employee required to use hazardous substances as part of their normal working practices.

Why is this training important?

This course will prepare employees to contribute to safer use of hazardous substances in cooperation with their managers and supervisors.

Course content

  • Introduction to COSHH Regulations
  • Definition, types and recognition of substances hazardous to health
  • Methods of entry into the body and health effects
  • COSHH Risk Assessments
  • Hierarchy of control measures
  • Use of personal protective equipment
  • Emergency procedures

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, learner will be able to:

  • Understand the health and safety risks relating to hazardous substances
  • Identify the various hazard symbols
  • Recognise the different types of hazardous substances and the ill-effects they can cause
  • Understand COSHH regulations
  • Conduct a COSHH risk assessment
Certificated by: Ouch Learning & Development
Duration: Half Day
Assessment: No formal assessment
Prerequisites: None
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face / Live online

Available dates

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