Control of Substances Hazardous to Health – COSHH Level 2

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH regulations apply to any substance that could cause injury or illness to someone and covers most work places. If you are dealing with chemicals, even paints and toilet cleaning chemicals or creating anything that could damage someone you are responsible under COSHH.

This ProTrainings level 2 course covers all the basics and is ideal for all members of staff either as induction training or regular training to ensure that everyone knows what the rules are and how to keep safe. In the course we cover all aspects of COSHH including the latest CPL regulations.

This course is available fully online or nationally though our national network of approved instructors and is a half day course with a guided learning hours of 4. If can also be taken alongside our health & safety courses.

Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to chose to take a regulated qualification.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hours and 53 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Factories
  • Agriculture
  • Hair dressers
  • General business
  • Cleaning
  • Waste disposal
  • Manufacturing
  • Offices

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
  • Types of Hazardous Substance
    • Mixing of chemicals
    • Liquids
    • Gases and Vapours
    • Lead products
    • Explosive material
    • Solvents
  • How can you be affected?
    • Routes of entry to the body
    • Medical conditions
    • COSHH in the office
  • Protection and accidental exposure
    • Hierarchy of control
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Handling of chemicals
    • COSHH Control measures
    • Accidental Exposure
    • Reporting and Management
    • Cleanup Procedures
    • Medical and dental waste products
    • Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL)
    • Enforcement of COSHH
    • Permit to Work
    • Emergency Procedures
    • COSHH Health surveillance
    • Storage of chemicals
  • What is not covered under COSHH
    • Asbestos and its dangers
    • Lead and it’s dangers
    • Radioactive Substances

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