This course provides students with an effective appreciation of the requirements of controlling substances in the workplace. The course introduces participants to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations, the duties imposed on employers and employees and how best these requirements can be implemented in the workplace.

The aim of this course is to provide understanding and awareness of the hazards posed by substances hazardous to health.


  • Legislation and Regulations (specific to COSHH)
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances
  • Explanation of EH40 Document
  • Potential Health Effects
  • Exposure Prevention
  • COSHH Hierarchy
  • PPE including limitations
  • Personnel Responsibilities
  • Practical Exercise
  • Written Test (Multiple Choice)

Course Duration / Other Info

The Candidate must:  attend the entire course

Qualifications / Certification

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a three year period after which re-certification must take place.