COSHH

Overview

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations is a UK statutory instrument that requires employers, by law, to protect their employees from exposure to dangerous substances. This succinct and memorable course is split into four bite-sized modules. These cover the Regulations, what substances hazardous to health are, the responsibilities of the employee and the employer, and what good practice means in the workplace. After completing this course you will feel confident in knowing what is required of you regarding COSHH in your workplace.

Audience

This course is suitable for employees and employers in the UK, in industries or workplaces that work with or create substances hazardous to health. Examples include but aren’t limited to:

  • Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Care homes
  • Leisure centres
  • Fire stations
  • Building sites
  • Bakeries
  • Garden centres
  • Fuel stations
  • Workshops
  • Factories 
  • Laboratories

About this course

The course is split into four modules: The COSHH Regulations, Substances Hazardous to Health, Responsibilities of the Employee and Employer, and Good Practice in the Workplace.

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • What the COSHH Regulations are and why COSHH law is needed
  • How it is implemented, and the importance of risk assessments
  • What a substance hazardous to health is and some consequences of exposure
  • The COSHH symbols
  • How to identify risks in the workplace, and gather and relay information
  • How to develop and implement control measures
  • How to maintain, monitor, and review exposure
  • What emergency plans should entail, and
  • Who to go to with questions

Content

This course is uses interactive screens, and thought-provoking questions designed to keep the learner engaged all the way through the course. This short course features a series of twenty quiz questions to test the learner's understanding.