COSHH Awareness

£15.00 +VAT

Quantity Price Per Learner
1 - 9 £15.00
10 - 19 £14.50
20 - 49 £13.00
50+ £12.00

SKU: EFH008 Category: Product ID: 16916


This COSHH Awareness course aims to teach the basic and necessary protocol for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health within the workplace.

Occupations which fall under this category are:

  • Food manufacturer
  • Cook
  • Chef
  • Factory worker
  • Painter/Decorator
  • Cleaner
  • Medical professional
  • Bar worker
  • Kitchen porter
  • Rail catering staff
  • Holiday park catering staff
  • Anyone who prepares or cooks and handles food

Our accreditation?

This COSHH Training is structured clearly with vital information featured, candidates are able to move swiftly and easily through the course. Written course content accompanied by visual imagery means candidates are able to learn at their own pace to ensure they fully understand the material prior to the examination. Our course adheres to all current legislation and has been approved by the appropriate governing bodies which includes being accredited by The CPD Group, endorsed by Transcend who are an OFQUAL regulated awarding body, we are members of RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) and our course is accepted by The Environmental Health Authority.

How long does the course take to complete take to complete?

This COSHH online course takes roughly 1 – 2 hours to complete. At the end of each main section you will have the opportunity to be able to answer a series of summary questions aimed to allow learners to consolidate their knowledge. This is good practice for the examination which you will complete at the end of the course. The examination consists of 25 multiple choice questions which cover each of the three sections. In order to pass the course, you must score at least 21/25. If you score 20 points or less, you must repeat the course and examination until you score sufficiently. Retakes of the COSHH Training and examination are limitless with no extra costs; so you can try as many times as is necessary.

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Additional information


The course is as follows:

1. Section One: Why is COSHH important?

1a. What does COSHH stand for? The candidate with learn exactly what COSHH stands for and the importance of understanding exactly what it means.

1b. COSHH Risk Assessments: The candidate with see examples of COSHH risk assessments within the workplace, how they work and how to implement them into a working day effectively.

1c. COSHH within the workplace: The candidate will begin to understand how COSHH is used within the workplace as well as specific issues that can arise should COSHH protocol be neglected.

1d: The Law: The candidate will learn the specific laws that exist in the United Kingdom that relate to COSHH, and what steps should be taken in order to ensure that all necessary steps are taken to guarantee the safety of workers. The law also outlines who is responsible for various health and safety measures, and also why it is so important to adhere to implemented procedures.

2. Section Two: Hazardous Substances

2a. Hazardous Substances and Information: The candidate will learn what is considered a hazardous substance, how they affect a wide range of different industries, and specific ways to safely approach working with them.

2b. Hazardous Substances and how to handle them: The candidate will learn what hazardous substances exist within the workplace and how they can be potentially harmful if the correct procedures are not followed when handling them.

2c. Hazard Symbols and Labels: Here the candidate will see examples of the different hazard symbols that currently exist in the United Kingdom and what they mean. They will also learn the different types of labels on the products that may cause harm to individuals if used inappropriately.

3. Section Three: COSHH employer/employee responsibilities:

3a: Employer Responsibilities: The candidate will learn what to expect from their employer and their employer’s responsibilities in for ensuring COSHH assessments are in place.

3b: Employee Responsibilities: The candidate will learn what legislation they must be aware of in regard to their job role, what COSHH is, and how to practice it.

3c: Personal Hygiene: The candidate will understand the necessity of proper hair hygiene, the necessity of handwashing facilities and the need for visitors to adhere to the hygiene policies within the workplace.

3d: Cleaning: The candidate will learn how to approach cleaning, how to use various cleaning chemicals, how to clean equipment properly, how to treat waste and the role of scheduled cleaning services in the workplace.

3e: PPE: The candidate will learn why protective clothing is important and what to do should any of the equipment be deemed unsuitable for use.

3f: First Aid: The candidate will learn the correct steps to take should first aid have to be administered in the effect of a health hazard, and what forms of first aid should be available to allow job roles to be completed safely and effectively.

4. Section Four: Health Risks

4a: Health Effects & Conditions: The candidate will learn the different health risks they face within the workplace and the different types of conditions that may occur if hazardous materials are handled incorrectly. The candidate will understand some of the specific problems that workers may face should they handle hazardous substances outside of the guidelines set, and how they can eliminate the chances of issues arising.