Control of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH regulations apply to any substance that could cause injury or illness to someone and covers most workplaces. If you are dealing with chemicals, even paints and toilet cleaning chemicals or creating anything that could damage someone you are responsible under COSHH.
This ProTrainings level 2 course covers all the basics and is ideal for all members of staff either as induction training or regular training to ensure that everyone knows what the rules are and how to keep safe. In the course, we cover all aspects of COSHH including the latest CPL regulations.
This course is available fully online or nationally through our national network of approved instructors and is a half day course with a guided learning hours of 4. If can also be taken alongside our health & safety courses.
Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated Level 2 qualification.
This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 1 minute of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
1 Understand the importance of COSHH risk assessments
1.1 Outline the reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments
1.2 Outline the main legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments
2 Know the main types of hazardous substances and how they may cause harm
2.1 Describe different forms of hazardous substances
2.2 Classify different hazardous substances
2.3 Describe the ways in which hazardous substances can enter the body and the harm they can cause
3 Understand the principles of controlling the risks from hazardous substances
3.1 Describe the factors to be considered when assessing the risks from exposure to hazardous substances
3.2 Describe the hierarchy of controls in relation to the control of hazardous substances
4 Understand how a COSHH risk assessment is undertaken
4.1 Describe the stages of a COSHH risk assessment
4.2 Outline the circumstances in which a COSHH risk assessment should be reviewed
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