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Introduction to COSHH Course

This course in an Introduction to COSHH, which refers to the ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended).

The law requires certain controls to be put in place to protect us from harm caused by substances whilst at work. We will look at some of the key requirements of this legislation and examples of how you may come in to contact with substances, as well as the actions both workers and employers must take to keep people safe.

Course Length
The course is made up of 1 level and contains 6 training pods. We estimate this course should take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. You have 30 days from the date of enrolment to complete this course. You can dip in and out of the training at any point, as long as it is within the 30 days.

Course Content
The course consists of the following content:

  • Introduction
  • COSHH Assessment
  • Case Notes: When Things Go Wrong
  • Control Measures
  • GAME: Chemical Signs
  • Recap

Who is suitable for the course?
The course has been developed by a qualified Environmental Health Officer and is suitable for anyone who may come into contact with hazardous substances within the workplace.

Next Progression
If you are a food handler, you may wish to take our Level 2 Food Safety in Catering course which details further areas of food hygiene safety practices.

Certificate Length
At the end of the course, you will be required to take a short multiple-choice test. You must pass with a pass mark of 80% or above to be awarded your certificate. Based on industry best practice, the recommended renewal period for COSHH training is 1 year, which is printed on your certificate.