COSHH Risk Assessment Training

Course Name: Essentials of Hazardous Substances Risk Assessment

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 require that employers identify the risks of any hazardous substances in the workplace. Organisations need to put in place controls to manage those risks at an acceptable level.

This online hazardous substances risk assessment course will provide anyone conducting a risk assessment of this hazard in the workplace with the tools they need. It will help you to identify this hazard, understand the legal requirements of it, and the risk controls to manage it.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Understand examples of hazardous substances at work

Gain awareness of a range of symptoms and health effects that hazardous substances can cause

Learn how to assess the health risks associated with hazardous substances

Gain awareness of health and safety at work hazardous substances regulations

Understand control measures to manage the health risks posed by the use of hazardous substances

Understand control measures to manage the health risks posed by the use of hazardous substances

This training course is approved by:

Essentials of Hazardous Substances Risk Assessment

£25.00 +VAT

Courses Price per Course
1 - 14 £25.00
15 - 24 £22.00
25 - 34 £20.00
35 - 44 £18.00
45 - 59 £15.00
60 - 69 £14.00
70 - 89 £12.00
90 - 99 £10.00
100 - 200 £9.50

About COSHH Risk Assessment Training

This COSHH Risk Assessment course provides duty holders with an awareness of how to conduct this type of assessment.

This course also helps trainees identify the risks, symptoms, and causes associated with various hazardous substances.

Why Is COSHH Risk Assessment Important?

COSHH  places a responsibility on employers to protect employees from the hazards of substances used in the work environment.

“An employer shall not carry out work which is liable to expose any employees to any substance hazardous to health unless he has — (a) made a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risk created by that work to the health of those employees and of the steps that need to be taken to meet the requirements of these Regulations”

– The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

“Every employer who undertakes work which is liable to expose an employee to a substance hazardous to health shall provide that employee with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.”

– The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

An effective COSHH risk assessment training can help employers to meet legal obligations – ensuring everyone in the workplace is competent to work safely with hazardous methods to identify risks independently.

Course Outline

Single Module

10+ minutes

This course contains the following sections:

  • Spotting the Hazard
  • Risk Controls

Why Choose COSHH Risk Assessment with Human Focus?

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Gain awareness of associated responsibilities in hazardous substance control

Risk assessment and identification practices

Mitigate healthcare accidents and deaths involving hazardous substances

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COSHH Risk Assessment Certification

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End of Course Assessment

At the end of the course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass the test.

Approved Certification

The downloadable printable certificate approved by IIRSM will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The COSHH risk assessment certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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Frequently Asked Questions

COSHH Risk Assessment Training, also known as COSHH assessor training, educates individuals on identifying, assessing and controlling the risks associated with hazardous substances in the workplace. This training provides the necessary skills to ensure safety and compliance with COSHH regulations.

This course is ideal for individuals who want to become competent COSHH risk assessors. It can also benefit those responsible for handling hazardous substances and supervising these processes. 

Anyone who works with hazardous substances needs appropriate training to identify, assess and minimise risks. This COSHH Risk Assessment course develops the necessary awareness and helps appointed persons conduct required COSHH risk assessments.

This COSHH Risk Assessment Training course covers the primary risks of hazardous substance work and the relevant safety controls. It’s aimed at employees tasked with conducting a COSHH risk assessment, helping them identify, evaluate and minimise risks of handling hazardous substances. However, all employees who operate under COSHH will still benefit as the course covers key hazards and risk controls they need to be aware of.

All Human Focus courses are accredited or approved by an independent health and safety body to guarantee quality and accuracy. This online COSHH Risk Assessment Training course is approved by IIRSM (the International Institute of Risk & Safety Management).

The COSHH assessor training certification is valid for three years. After this, it’s necessary to retake the training to renew your certification and refresh your knowledge.

This COSHH assessor course is priced at £25.00 +VAT for a single user. Discounts are available on bulk purchases.

The course aims to teach participants how to identify, assess and control the risks associated with hazardous substances in the workplace, ensuring safety and compliance with regulations.

This course supports compliance with COSHH regulations and helps users improve workplace safety by reducing the risk of health issues from hazardous substances.

All Human Focus training is exclusively online, so you can complete this COSHH Risk Assessment training course on your smartphone, tablet or computer. 

Absolutely. You can explore the e-learning platform, get course previews and see how easy online training can be. Speak to one of our sales team or click here to arrange your free trial of our COSHH assessor course.