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Duration: Less than an hour
Language: English
Accredited by: CPD
Charity link: National Eczema Society
Price: £25 (discounts available, see opposite)

Essential COSHH Awareness

This course assists in complying with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 (COSHH)Regulation.  It aims to provide the trainee with an understanding of these regulations in many of the critical risk areas. This short, entry-level course advises on procedures of the risks and dangers involved with any substance which could be:  a single chemical; a naturally occurring material such as wood dust or flour; mixtures and compounds such as paint, solvents, detergents and cleaning materials, metal-working fluids, pesticides, adhesives and cosmetics. It also includes all the dusts, fumes and vapours arising during work such as diesel exhaust fumes, silica dust and combustion products. Almost everyone will benefit from this dynamic course as it reviews the COSHH Regulations and how they protect people at work.

About the course

The course covers the following:

  1. What substances hazardous to health are, and how they harm us
  2. Assessment, prevention and limiting risk, including control measures and methods
  3. Employee responsibilities
  4. Employer responsibilities
  5. The golden rules of COSHH
There are 4 sets of questions which you will need to answer. Achieve the passmark and you’ll be able to move onto the next section.

Accreditation

This course is accredited and endorsed by The CPD Certification Service. Once you’ve completed the course you’ll be able to immediately download a unique, personalized and endorsed certificate to keep with your records or to send to your employer.

Chosen charity

We donate a proportion of your course fee to a relevant partner charity because we think it’s right that we all support those who have been adversely affected in the course of their work. For this course we have will donate to The National Eczema Society. The society has two principal aims: to provide people with independent and practical advice about treating and managing eczema; and to raise awareness of the needs of those with eczema with healthcare professionals, teachers and the government.