COSHH Course

Course Overview

The course can be held as a ‘stand-alone’ course or as part of a double certification course. A tested and company certificated activity-based course with a syllabus covering the legal aspects and including COSHH principles, hazards and hazard creation, routes of entry, health conditions from exposure of a range of substances, understanding material safety data sheets and other information sources, signage, assessment requirements, control hierarchy, monitoring and health surveillance. Delegates will be required to write a COSHH assessment.

Course Duration

3 - 4 hours.


Those that need to assess the risks from use of COSHH related substances and or may be exposed to such substances or supervise related activities.

Course Contents

Course explanation and aims Other information sources
COSHH Principles What is required from assessment (group work or pairs)
Hazards and hazard creation (group work or pairs) Control hierarchy
Routes of entry Signage (pairs)
Health conditions arising from exposure Monitoring and health surveillance
MSDS (group work or pairs) Writing an assessment (individual activity or pairs)
Theoretical multiple-choice test
COSHH Course

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