COSHH Training

This course provides users with an understanding of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations. Hazardous substances are present in a wide variety of settings, including cleaning chemicals, industrial workplaces and on construction sites. If your operations involve any types of hazardous substances in any way, it is essential that you provide training on the COSHH regulations and how to prevent the associated accidents and ill health.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Identify hazardous substances in the workplace

Gain awareness of the principles of COSHH

Understand the risks of hazardous substances

Gain an understanding of how to Implement risk control measures against the identified risks

Understand how to fulfil COSHH legal requirements

This training course is approved by:

COSHH Training

£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
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About COSHH Training

From tiny particles from grinding wheel work to asbestos in buildings, hazardous substances need to be understood and dealt with properly.

This COSHH training course helps with understanding the risk and implementing appropriate controls within the workplace.

Why Is this COSHH Training Course Important?

Failing to follow COSHH guidelines can result in a variety of health risks. Based on the substance and type of exposure, it can result in:

  • Skin conditions – such as dermatitis
  • Poisoning – if ingested
  • Dizziness
  • Blindness or vision problems – if splashed into the eyes
  • Lung conditions – such as Asthma
  • Diseases – such as cancer

This online COSHH training course ensures that employers know their responsibilities under this regulation and helps improve safety for workers overall. The benefits of COSHH extend to better long-term health for employees and in reducing the cost of ill health for employers as well.

Are you aware of your COSHH responsibilities?

Failure to comply with COSHH regulations can lead to serious health consequences for employees, as well as legal and financial consequences for employers.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, or COSHH is a set of regulations that are designed to protect employees from exposure to harmful substances in the workplace. The responsibilities of employers under COSHH include identifying hazardous substances in the workplace, assessing the risks associated with those substances, and implementing control measures to minimize or eliminate the risks.

Employees also have responsibilities under COSHH, including following safety procedures, using protective equipment, and reporting any potential hazards to their employer.

Course Outline

Single Module

25+ minutes

This course contains the following sections:

Hazardous substances have numerous health effects on those working with them. This section explores what these substances are and the different types of COSHH products that can cause skin or respiratory ailments, occupational cancer or other health effects. It helps users understand the main entry routes of these corrosive materials, systemic approaches to evaluate the risks and implementation of vital safety controls. It also provides the fundamentals of COSHH regulations and how these regulations help in using, handling, storing, transporting and disposing of these dangerous substances safely at work.

The first principle of COSHH provides a key understanding of COSHH materials that an individual may come into contact with at work. It provides an understanding of how their ignorance can lead to dangers. It helps users familarise themselves with hazard signs found on specific products to identify associated risks. In addition, it also gives information on safety data sheets to avoid any hazardous situations.

This section explains the safe handling of COSHH chemicals and safe disposal procedures. It also looks at how to avoid the risk of exposure, what suitable protective equipment can help do the job safely and how to protect getting cuts, sores or burns while working.

The third principle of COSHH awareness training provides a thorough understanding of proper hygiene after handling or using hazardous substances. It looks at how to avoid absorption of these substances into the skin, ingestion of food and proper cleaning regimen to mitigate COSHH hazards.

This section covers how to handle accidents and emergencies with hazardous substances. It looks at different types of emergency procedures to implement and the safe system of work to fulfill COSHH requirements.

This section helps trainees identify, examine and report any accidents, near-miss situations or health problems related to hazardous substances. Monitoring exposure in the workplace will improve safety standards and help prevent accidents in the future.

In this final section, trainees are provided effective safety tips which cover areas such as storage of hazardous substances, cleaning techniques to implement and how regular inspection of personal protective equipment will help to prevent harm.

Why Choose COSHH Training with Human Focus?

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Can improve work safety practices

Can reduce the cost of injuries due to improper use of hazardous substances

Enables organisations to implement proper risk controls

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COSHH Training Certification

online COSHH training certificate

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 training 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

Yes, the COSHH training course has been approved by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

This single-module COSHH qualification course has a duration of around 25 minutes. However, the actual run time will vary based on the user’s internet speed and the time required to do the assessment.

Yes, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 require employers to provide information, guidance and training about the hazards and risks associated with substances hazardous to health. This forms part of the legally required control measures employers are required to implement to protect the health and safety of their employees to a reasonably practicable degree.

Yes, upon completing the COSHH training, users will be able to download a printable certificate that will be issued instantly upon course completion.

This online COSHH training course provides vital information for workers at all levels who may come into contact with dangerous chemicals and materials. It helps ensure users are competent to do handle the hazardous substances they work with safely.

Some common professions include:

  • Agriculture
  • Builders
  • Cleaning staff
  • Engineers
  • Farmers
  • Gas workers
  • Welding
  • Woodworking
  • Painters
  • Vehicle repair
  • Mechanics
  • Caterers

This COSHH training course is vital to work safely with dangerous and toxic substances. Our COSHH hazardous substances training course helps users recognise hazardous substances, identify the risks associated with these substances and help them implement correct working practices when it comes to handling, storing and disposing of these chemical substances. This course helps minimise accidents by keeping the workers safe and complying with COSHH regulations.

No, we do not offer a free trial; however, you can schedule a demo.