COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
What is COSHH?
Who is responsible for chemical safety?
The employers and employees legal duties
Why This Course Is Essential
Hazardous substances can affect anyone within the workplace and the home, not just those who handle them regularly.
This COSHH training course is designed to give workers knowledge of the health risks surrounding work with hazardous substances, including how to undertake a COSHH assessment by identifying the risks and the control measures needed, and ensure that they understand how to work safely with hazardous substances.
Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
Developed by our team of Health & Safety Professionals
Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
Do You Comply With the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002?
Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, regulation 12 states that ‘every employer who undertakes work which is liable to expose an employee to a substance hazardous to health shall provide that employee with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.’
Employees also have a legal responsibility to co-operate fully with their employer in order to enable them to meet their legal obligations.
By providing effective COSHH training, employers can help to ensure that everyone in the workplace is competent to carry out their work safely. Managers, supervisors and other members of staff should be able to recognise the hazards posed by their work, be able to take action to reduce or eliminate the risks and understand how to follow procedures.
Who Should Take This COSHH Training Course?
This COSHH training course provides suitable training for all levels of employees who work, or may come into contact with hazardous substances in the workplace.
All employees must have the necessary knowledge to be competent and do the job properly.
This includes, but is not limited to, people who work in professions such as:
- Catering and baking
- Beauty and hairdressing
- Vehicle repair and painting
- Offshore oil and gas
This training program last for 2 hours and comes with a competency test at end of the course with a minimum pass rate of 70%.
Who Benefits From This Course?
Everyone! Chemicals surround our everyday lives but do we know how to handle them, use them safely and correctly?
The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.
People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.
By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, EMPOWER YOURSELF TODAY!