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COSHH Online Training (Understanding)

Understanding COSHH course approved - RoSPA cert

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 2 Hour Duration

This COSHH Online Training Course (Understanding) will educate the learners with the knowledge of 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.

Comply with the Control of Hazardous Substances

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.

  • UK Health and Safety legislation Compliance
  • Developed by Health & Safety Professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
  • Approximate duration: 1 hour
  • Unlimited resits at no further cost
  • Learn at your own pace

Who is this COSHH Training Course 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
  • Caterers, bakers and cooks
  • Motor mechanics workers
  • Painters and decorators
  • Builders and tradesmen
  • Farmworkers

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COSHH Course (Understanding) aim

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.


Course content

This Understanding COSHH course is split into the following 2 modules with an introduction.

  • Introduction Module

    • This module introduces you to the Understanding COSHH course.
  • Module 1 – Hazards and Risks

    • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulation 2002
    • Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs)
    • Sensitisation
    • Responsibilities
    • COSHH Assessment Procedure
    • Hazards and Risks
    • Risk Assessment Process
    • Safety Data Sheets
    • Safety Signs
    • Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations
    • Globally Harmonised System (GHS)
    • Hazard Symbols
    • Allergens
  • Module 2 – Preventing Hazards and Risks
    • PPE (personal protective equipment/clothing)
    • Permit to Work
    • COSHH Related Hazards in the following industries:
      1. Agriculture
      2. Baking
      3. Beauty and Hair
      4. Catering, Food Production and Hospitality
      5. Printing
      6. Welding
      7. Cleaning
      8. Engineering
      9. Motor Vehicles
      10. Woodwork
    • Health Surveillance
    • Emergencies and Training

Course duration

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 1 hour; however the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.


COSHH Assessment

The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark (23 or above) to obtain the certificate.


COSHH Certificate (Understanding)

RoSPA Approved E-Learning course

On successful completion of the online COSHH assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their COSHH certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate.

This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.


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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 1 Hour Duration

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