Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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Course Aim

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) courses are specially designed to give people the knowledge and understanding of how to work safely with hazardous substances.

If there are no upcoming courses, get in touch with us to arrange a closed course for your team.


Course Dates

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Course Content

By the end of the course learners will have an understanding of: 

  • Why hazardous substances are an issue and examples of incidents involving hazardous substances along with their consequences
  • The forms that hazardous substances can take
  • The four ways that hazardous substances can enter the body in order to cause harm
  • The harmful effects that hazardous substances can have
  • Acute and chronic effects that hazardous substances can cause
  • Identifying hazardous substances
  • The key legal requirements under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations
  • COSHH risk assessments, including the means of control


COSHH awareness

Who should attend

This course is suitable for all levels of employees who work, or may come into contact with, hazardous substances in the workplace. 

How to prepare

There are no candidate pre-requisites for this course. 


½ day classroom  


Learners will complete a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course.


Group/closed courses £300 +VAT, plus £10 per person certificate fee.


While there is no requirement to re-certify, it is recommended annual COSHH risk assessments are completed.

First Aid at Work

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