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This course will give an overview of what COSHH is and how it is used in health and social care settings.


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

    • Describe COSHH
    • Identify control measures and exposure limits
    • Describe a COSHH assessment
    • Understand what a ‘substance hazardous to health’ is
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Essentials of COSHH – Course Introduction
    • What is COSHH?
    • Preventing and Reducing Exposure
    • What is a ‘Substance Hazardous to Health’?
    • What Does COSHH Not Cover?
    • COSHH for the Self-Employed
    • COSHH Assessments
    • Preventing Exposure
    • Control Measures
    • Identifying & Assessing Risk
    • Substance Substitution
    • Exposure Limits
    • Chemical Safety Data Sheets
    • Control Measures in Practice
    • Permits to Work
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Monitoring
    • Health Surveillance
    • Training Employees
    • Preparing for Emergencies
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Essentials of COSHH free course certificate.


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