COSHH | Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online COSHH training course for all sectors. This Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations e-learning course was developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meets the requirements set out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other professional and regulatory bodies.
Our online COSHH training courses are developed in line with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations. Despite common misconceptions, hazardous substances can affect anyone within the workplace, not just those who handle them regularly. This online COSHH course gives workers knowledge of the health risks surrounding work with hazardous substances, including how to undertake risk assessments and implement control measures required, and ensure that they understand how to work safely with hazardous substances.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This online COSHH training course provides suitable training for all levels of employees who work or may come into contact with, hazardous substances in the workplace (across all sectors). The law requires that all employees must have the necessary knowledge to be competent and do their jobs safely. This includes, but is not limited to, people who work in professions such as:
- Healthcare and social care
- Catering and baking
- Beauty and hairdressing
- Vehicle repair and painting
- Offshore oil and gas.
What is covered in this course?
The COSHH e-learning course covers the following:
- An introduction to COSHH, including:
- What is a substance hazardous to health, and where do they exist?
- Common hazardous substances
- How substances result in ill-health
- Health and Safety Executive statistics and benefits of COSHH
- COSHH Legal Regulations including:
- The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
- The CLP regulations
- ACoPs and guidance notes
- Enforcement of health and safety law
- Employer and employee responsibilities
- Problems that result from hazardous substances
- Common health hazards
- The occupations most at risk
- COSHH routes of entry
- Common health problems including dermatitis, asthma
- What to do if you develop symptoms
- Reporting Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
- Identifying hazardous substances
- Requirements for chemical labelling
- Safety data sheets
- Safe use of flammable substances, liquids, dust and gases
- Asthma-causing substances
- Asbestos and lead
- COSHH risk assessment and control measures
- Identifying the COSHH hazards
- Deciding who might be harmed and how
- Evaluating the COSHH risks
- Substance substitution
- Principles of good control practice
- Hierarchy of control measures
- Work processes and equipment
- Personal protective equipment
- Safe systems of work
- The provision for emergencies and first aid
- Monitoring the assessment and health surveillance
- Recording findings
- Reviewing and updating the assessment
- Monitoring the assessment
- Health surveillance
- Workplace Exposure Limits (WELS).