Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
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Online COSHH

Every year thousands of people become ill from working with hazardous substances at work. This can include contracting types of cancer, asthma, emphysema, dermatitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. What does COSHH stand for? Understanding what COSHH stands for and why it is important Effects of hazardous substances What substances are classed as hazardous under COSHH Material safety data sheets Welcome to your Control of Substances Hazardous to Health training cours. Introduction to COSHH What is COSHH? Material Safety Data Sheets Interactive Game How to carry out correct health surveillance The ability to identify danger warning symbols The effects dangerous substances have on health This course is primarily based for people that work in an environment where they will be working with or near dangerous substances in their day to day work. By completing this course, workers will have a better understanding of how to use hazardous substances, safely and effectively. Employees will learn the risks associated with using these substances but how to correctly manage them so as they can ensure their safety at work.

What does the course cover?

  • What does COSHH stand for?
  • What substances are classed as hazardous under COSHH
  • Effects of hazardous substances
  • Material safety data sheets

Training Outcomes

  • Understanding what COSHH stands for and why it is important
  • The ability to identify danger warning symbols
  • The effects dangerous substances have on health
  • How to carry out correct health surveillance

Modules

  • Introduction to COSHH
  • What is COSHH?
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • The Control Pyramid

Test & Certification

At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course. Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).

Duration

Main Course: Approximately 45 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams). Refresher Course: Approximately 35 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams)
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