Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment

 This accredited qualification is aimed at those who work in an environment where coming into contact with such substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH regulations apply to any substance that could cause injury or illness to someone and covers most workplaces. If you are dealing with chemicals, even paints and toilet cleaning chemicals or creating anything that could damage someone you are responsible for COSHH. This is the course for those who require a wider knowledge base in health and safety awareness. It is designed to meet the Health and Safety regulations giving staff a greater ability to handle their responsibilities.

BRONZE STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

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  Our package that gives you efficient training with a basic certification

Each student will receive:

- Certificate 

- PDF Booklet Via email relating to the course

SILVER STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

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  Our mid range package and most popular offers our training courses with additional post-training benefits

Each student will receive:

- Certificate 

- Printed Colour Booklet relating to the course

- Online access to a student portal with weekly email updates

- CPD certified points




GOLD STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

GOLD STANDARD

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  Our premium package and the choice if you require regulated qualifications

Each student will receive:

- Ofqual Regulated certificate

- Printed Colour Booklet relating to the course

- Online access to a student portal with weekly email updates

- CPD certified points

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction
  • What does COSHH mean?
  • What is a hazardous substance
  • COSHH risk assessing
  • Stages of a COSHH risk assessment
  • Reviewing COSHH assessments
  • COSHH Regulation
  • CHIP and GHS regulations
  • Labeling of substances - CHIP and CLP symbols
  • Employee and Employer Duties
  • Liquids
  • Gases and Vapours
  • Lead products
  • Asbestos
  • Dust
  • Explosive material
  • Routes of entry to the body
  • Medical conditions
  • Monitoring health
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Reporting and Management
  • Cleanup Procedures
  • Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL)
  • Enforcement of COSHH


Learning Outcomes


 1    Understand the importance of COSHH risk assessments


1.1 Outline the reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments 

1.2 Outline the main legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments 


2    Know the main types of hazardous substances and how they may cause harm


2.1 Describe different forms of hazardous substances 

2.2 Classify different hazardous substances 

2.3 Describe the ways in which hazardous substances can enter the body and the harm they can cause 


3    Understand the principles of controlling the risks from hazardous substances


3.1 Describe the factors to be considered when assessing the risks from exposure to hazardous substances 

3.2 Describe the hierarchy of controls in relation to the control of hazardous substances 


4    Understand how a COSHH risk assessment is undertaken


4.1 Describe the stages of a COSHH risk assessment 

4.2 Outline the circumstances in which a COSHH risk assessment should be reviewed