Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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.

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
COSHH1Introducing COSHH70
COSHH2Different Types of Hazard70
COSHH3Different Types of Exposure70
COSHH4Regulations and Approved Labelling70
COSHH5Assessing COSHH Risks70
COSHH6The Risk Assessment in Practice70
COSHH7Exposure Control70
COSHH8Staying in Control70
COSHH9Training and Emergency Planning70
COSHH10Course Summary70

Duration: 125 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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