Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

 

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

So what do we mean by ‘Substances Hazardous to Health’?

In legal terms, these are substances that are classified as “very toxic, toxic, harmful, corrosive or Irritant” under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation (CLP). This was a new regulation that came into force in January 2009 dovetailing with a set of regulations called REACH.

REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, which came into force on 1st June 2007. One of the main aims of REACH is to provide a high level of protection for human health and the environment from the use of chemicals.

 

COSHH

 

Syllabus

  • Introducing COSHH
  • Different Types of Hazard
  • Different Types of Exposure
  • Regulations and approved labelling
  • Assessing COSHH Risks
  • The Risk Assessment in Practice
  • Exposure Control
  • Staying in Control
  • Training and Emergency Planning
  • Course Summary

Assessment

This course is assessed wholly online, with interactive tutor lead questions. Questions are multiple choice and learners are required to achieve a pass mark of 70% before being allowed to proceed to the next module.

Learners are permitted three attempts at passing a module, before being considered for referral. Don’t worry! the video training material can be reviewed as many times as you like before taking the multiple choice questions.

Your certificate will be available to print after successful completion of all modules.

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