COSHH Training Course
This online COSHH Training Course will educate the learners with the knowledge to understand the potential health risks at work around hazardous substances. They will learn how to perform a COSHH risk assessment that highlights these risks and how to work safely.
In any workplace, there may be substances used in production, which could cause long or short term sickness or injury. The COSHH Regulations 2002 require each company to analyse those potentially hazardous substances in use. However, not all substances are obviously hazardous, for example, bartenders who frequently slice lemon or limes may develop dermatitis, or cleaners can be affected by strong cleaning chemicals.
This COSHH training will enable those responsible, to write their own risk assessment and will help employees understand the importance of control measures which may be put in place.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 120 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online COSHH Training for?
This course is for anyone who needs to produce a COSHH risk assessment in their place of work. Any persons working with harmful or hazardous substances should take this Understanding COSHH course. This could include people who work in particular industries such as: cleaners, factory workers, hairdressers, builders, mechanics, farmworkers and painers and decoraters.
COSHH Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your COSHH Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this online COSHH training course is to give anyone who needs to carry out a COSHH risk assessment, the required level of knowledge necessary to produce an effective document.
It is designed to give a good level of understanding about the potential dangers of being exposed to certain substances, both through short term exposure and over time that maybe a hazard by posing a risk to health.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- identify substances hazardous to health
- state the purpose of COSHH legislation and what it covers
- explain what ‘sensitisation’ is
- explain the term ‘WELS’
- list the responsibilities of employers and managers
- describe the COSHH risk assessment procedure
- explain what a ‘hazard’ and a ‘risk’ is
- list the 5-step risk assessment process
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to COSHH Training
This section covers what COSHH regulations, lists examples of which chemicals are covered by the regulations
Module 1 - Hazards and Risks
This section covers what COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) is, and the kinds of things we should be aware of, and do, when working closely with chemicals.
Module 2 - Preventing Hazards and Risks
This section covers the different types of PPE (personal protective equipment) that can be used when working with hazardous substances. This module also investigates different industries that may use hazardous substances in their day-to-day workplace.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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