Online control of substances hazardous to health regulations training

Control of Substance Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations apply to all businesses to protect people from the hazards of substances used or likely to be present in the workplace. Get trained today!

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - COSHH Training Level 2 (VTQ)

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 and hazardous substances, even paints and toilet cleaning chemicals or creating anything that could damage someone you are responsible for 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.

What is COSHH?

COSHH stands for Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. It is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. 

COSHH was introduced to control the exposure of a business’ employees to hazardous substances. A COSHH assessment concentrates on the hazards and risks from substances in a workplace 

It is vital that employers ensure employees understand the risks they could be exposed to from hazardous substances. 

COSHH Learning Objectives

  • 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

Who would benefit from COSHH Training?

It would be beneficial for all workplaces to complete COSHH training. If you are dealing with hazardous substances, even paints and toilet cleaning chemicals or creating anything that could cause illness or injury. Some examples would be: 

  • Factories
  • Agriculture
  • Hairdressers
  • General business
  • Cleaning 
  • Waste disposal
  • Manufacturing
  • Offices
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This course is available fully online or nationally through our national network of approved instructors and is a half-day course with 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 choose to take a regulated Level 2 qualification.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which occupations use this course?

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - COSHH Level 2 (VTQ) Course is perfect for:

  • Factories
  • Agriculture
  • Hairdressers
  • General business
  • Cleaning 
  • Waste disposal
  • Manufacturing
  • Offices

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

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