Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

IIRSM & Insititute of Hospitality approved

This course can be purchased for £35 on an individual license basis.
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Course Overview

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

So what do we mean by ‘Substances Hazardous to Health’?

In legal terms, these are substances that are classified as “very toxic, toxic, harmful, corrosive or Irritant” under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation (CLP). This was a new regulation that came into force in January 2009 dovetailing with a set of regulations called REACH. REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, which came into force on 1st June 2007. One of the main aims of REACH is to provide a high level of protection for human health and the environment from the use of chemicals

Course Content

This course has a required passrate of 70% and a duration of at least 125 minutes.

  1. Introducing COSHH
  2. Different Types of Hazard
  3. Different Types of Hazard
  4. Regulations and Approved Labelling
  5. Assessing COSHH Risks
  6. The Risk Assessment in Practice
  7. Exposure Control
  8. Staying in Control
  9. Training and Emergency Planning
  10. Course Summary

System Requirements

An up-to-date web browser
Up to date video drivers and media players
Memory of at least 1Gb RAM
Broadband download speed of at least 3Mbps