Hazardous Substances in Healthcare

Course Name: Hazardous Substances In Healthcare – What Everyone Needs To Know

This awareness level course examines how the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations apply to the health care sector. It provides an understanding of hazardous substances in health care and examines important principles that should be applied without fail.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Identify common hazardous substances in a healthcare setting

Learn ways in which these types of substances can get into the human body

Understand the effects of hazardous substances on the human body

Gain awareness of COSHH principles that underpin the safe handling of hazardous substances

Understand the fundamentals of how to fulfil COSHH obligations

Learn practical tips to reduce the risk of hazardous substances

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Hazardous Substances In Healthcare – What Everyone Needs To Know

£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 Hazardous Substances in Healthcare

Healthcare workers are routinely exposed to a variety of hazardous substances. They must understand the risks involved and measures to protect themselves and others. This course supports meeting the legal requirement to provide information, instruction and training to any employee that works with substances hazardous to their health.

Why Is Hazardous Substances in Healthcare Important?

In a medical setting, many hazardous materials are handled or used that are potentially lethal. In fact, they are such a routine part of the job that it can be easy to forget just how dangerous they are.

The most common hazardous substance in a healthcare setting includes blood and bodily fluids, cytotoxic drugs, latex products, anesthetic gases and formaldehyde. Exposure to these substances can lead to many short and long-term health effects such as skin rashes and disorders of the lung, kidney and liver.

Under COSHH Regulation ‘Everyone must receive training in their role and responsibilities in ensuring that hazardous substances are handled safely’. This programme supports meeting this legal obligation.

Course Content of Hazardous Substances in Healthcare

Single Module

20+ minutes

This course contains the following sections:

  • Types of Hazardous Substances
  • Principle 1 of COSHH
  • Principle 2 of COSHH
  • Principle 3 of COSHH
  • Principle 4 of COSHH
  • Principle 5 of COSHH
  • Practical Tips

Why Choose Hazardous Substances in Healthcare with Human Focus?

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Provides important awareness of COSHH principles

Reduce risks associated with hazardous substances

Helps to ensure compliance with COSHH

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Hazardous Substances in Healthcare Certification

hazardous substances in healthcare certification

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 assured by RoSPA will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The hazardous substances in healthcare certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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