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COSHH Risk Assessment (CPD certified)

Course overview

This short, auto-marked programme will provide students with the knowledge they need to undertake a Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) risk assessment, to be able to classify different hazardous substances and understand how they cause harm to the body.

This course is CPD certified.

Course duration

4 hours

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Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will understand the importance of carrying out COSHH risk assessments and how to carry them out. They will also know about the different types of hazardous substances and know how to control their risks.

Course content

  • The importance of COSHH risk assessments:
    • Understanding the reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments
    • Legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments
  • Types of hazardous substances:
    • Identify and classify different forms of hazardous substances
    • Understand how these substances affect the body to cause harm
  • Controlling risks from hazardous substances:
    • Factors to consider when assessing risks from exposure to hazardous substances
    • The hierarchy of controls in relation to hazardous substances
  • How a COSHH risk assessment is carried out:
    • The stages of a COSHH risk assessment
    • Understanding circumstances in which a COSHH risk assessment should be reviewed

Course requirements

To attend this course, students will require access to the internet and a web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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