COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to teach personnel how to recognise and control hazardous substances and how to prevent them being a danger to health in the workplace.

Who should attend the course?

Any personnel responsible for COSHH in the work environment.

Course Overview

  • Duties under the regulations
  • Prohibition relating to certain substances
  • Applying the regulations
  • Assessment of the harm involved with using hazardous substances
  • Prevention and control of exposure to substances hazardous to health
  • How to use control measures
  • Maintenance, examination and testing of control measures
  • How to monitor the exposure at work
  • Health surveillance
  • Actions taken to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies
  • Provisions taken relating to certain fumigations
  • Exemption certificates
  • Revocation and savings
  • Control of carcinogenic substances
  • Extra provisions taken when using vinyl chloride
  • Additional provisions relating to work with biological agents
  • Controlling substances that cause occupational asthma


Half a day

For further information, please call 01473 830255