Course Number



3 Years


1/2 Day



Substances that are hazardous to health are encountered surprisingly frequently in everyday life. In the workplace, such substances are often stored in larger volumes or greater strengths and so it is vitally important that staff are aware of the potential dangers of such materials. Delegates attending this course will gain a solid understanding of the principles of COSHH.

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

The law requires employers to control exposure to substances that can be hazardous to prevent ill health.


  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Relevant legislation
  • Hazardous substances defined
  • Employers responsibilities
  • Good control measures
  • Employees responsibilities
  • Systems of work
  • Classification of substances
  • Risk assessments
  • Effects (chronic & acute)
  • Health hazards
  • Toxicity
  • Routes of entry
  • Potential illnesses
  • Protective equipment
  • COSHH sheets, assessments & records
  • Course evaluation

You may also be interested in:

Pack of 2 COSHH stickers (200mm x 300mm) Self adhesive vinyl.

COSHH cupboard safety sign. Self adhesive vinyl (150mm x 200mm).

COSHH poster for display purposes to advise employees of categories of dangerous and harmful chemicals, with their symbols, meanings and safety precautions to be taken