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About our Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) training course

We provide a comprehensive and engaging video-based online COSHH training course. This COSHH online training course course is specifically designed to educate and empower individuals working in the UK, enabling them to understand and effectively manage the risks associated with hazardous substances in the workplace.

Understanding COSHH is essential for controlling risks from substances hazardous to health, improving safety and creating a healthy working environment. Our course will give you an in-depth look at COSHH regulations, minimum standards and the impact of hazardous substances, as well as teaching you how to identify risks and control them.

Our comprehensive programme will make sure you are equipped with the skills to efficiently manage safety in the workplace, keeping your staff safe and compliant with COSHH regulations. Sign up now for our COSHH training course and trust us to give you a comprehensive understanding of COSHH.

Who needs a COSHH training certificate?

Anyone who handles, uses, or comes into contact with substances hazardous to health in their work should obtain a COSHH training certificate.

This includes employees in various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, cleaning, construction, and more. Our course ensures that individuals acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to protect themselves and others from potential health hazards.

Common job roles that need to take this course include, but are not limited to:

  • Factory workers
  • Machine shop workers
  • Catering and baking
  • Cleaning
  • Beauty and hairdressing
  • Engineering
  • Vehicle repair and painting
  • Welding
  • Offshore oil and gas
  • Printing
  • Woodworking
  • Agriculture/ Farming

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Our custom team packages allow you to have full access to staff training statistics, as well as the certificates being sent straight to you on completion.

Why should you take this COSHH training course?

Having sufficient knowledge of COSHH regulations is essential for any business that handles hazardous materials that could potentially cause harm to employees or the public. Taking a COSHH training course is the most effective way to ensure that your business remains compliant with this important legislation.

By completing the COSHH awareness training, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of COSHH regulations and the best methods for handling and storing dangerous substances safely. Furthermore, it will enable you to develop safe working procedures that comply with the requirements of the legislation and help protect your workforce from harm. For these reasons, it is essential that you consider taking a COSHH training course as soon as possible.

Is COSHH training mandatory?

Yes, in the UK COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) training is mandatory to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) and needs to be provided to all employees who interact with substances that are hazardous to health in their day-to-day work.

This training is vital to ensure that all workers know how to practice safe working and help protect themselves, their colleagues and other people that may be exposed to hazardous substances.

Training should be provided in the correct use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and decontamination procedures if required. It is important that companies make sure that workers fully understand their responsibilities when it comes to handling any form of hazardous substances and COSHH training is the best way to achieve this.

While COSHH training is not a legal requirement in itself, complying with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) is mandatory for employers. As an employee, it is crucial to receive adequate training to fulfill your legal duty to protect your health and the health of others. By obtaining a COSHH training certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to workplace safety and compliance with relevant regulations.

Who benefits from our online COSHH training courses?

Our online COSHH training courses benefit individuals across a wide range of industries and job roles. Whether you are an employee working with hazardous substances, a team leader responsible for training your staff, or an employer seeking to ensure compliance and maintain a safe working environment, our courses are designed to meet your needs. We cater to individuals and organizations alike, providing comprehensive and accessible training that equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary for safe and responsible handling of harmful substances.

How do our online COSHH training courses work?

Our online COSHH training courses are user-friendly and convenient, allowing you to learn at your own pace. Upon enrolment, you gain immediate access to the course materials, including video modules, interactive quizzes, and downloadable resources.

The course is divided into four sections, covering key topics such as the nature of hazardous substances, risk assessment, employee and employer responsibilities, and the golden rules of COSHH.

Each section concludes with a bank of questions that you must answer to progress to the next section. While you can review the sections as often as needed, please note that fast-forwarding is not permitted to ensure comprehensive learning.

When will I receive access to my Course?

Once you enrol in our COSHH training course, you will receive instant access to the course materials. No waiting periods or delays—start learning right away and enhance your understanding of hazardous substances and their management in the workplace.

What is covered in this COSHH course?

Our COSHH training course consists of four comprehensive sections:

  1. Understanding Hazardous Substances: Learn what substances are hazardous to health, how they can harm us, and the importance of recognizing and managing such substances in the workplace.
  2. Assessment, Prevention, and Risk Limitation: Discover methods to record COSHH risk assessments associated with hazardous substances, prevent their adverse effects, and implement control measures effectively.
  3. Employee Responsibilities: Understand your responsibilities as an employee regarding COSHH, including safe handling practices, reporting procedures, and the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  4. Employer Responsibilities and COSHH Golden Rules: Explore the legal obligations of employers under COSHH regulations, along with the fundamental principles and golden rules of COSHH that ensure a safe working environment.

Is this course accredited?

Absolutely! Our COSHH training course is accredited and endorsed by The CPD Certification Service, a recognized authority in Continuing Professional Development (CPD). This accreditation affirms the quality and relevance of our course content, ensuring that you receive a valuable and recognized certification upon completion.

How long does this online course take to complete?

Our COSHH training course is designed to be completed in less than one hour. However, you have the flexibility to learn at your own pace, pause and resume the course as needed, and revisit sections to reinforce your understanding. We understand the importance of your time and strive to provide concise yet comprehensive training that fits into your busy schedule.

How long does a COSHH training certificate last?

The duration for which a COSHH training certificate lasts tends to vary from employer to employer. Generally, it is recommended that refresher COSHH training should be taken every three years.

This is to ensure that employees stay up to date with all relevant regulations and understand what they need to do in an emergency. How often COSHH training should be taken depends on the layout of your workplace and the substances used there, which can change over time, so it pays to stay trained and to keep a record of your training certificates. So although a COSHH training certificate does not have a set expiry date, it’s important to have a ‘refresher’ every few years to ensure that employees are up to date with all of their COSHH training.

Do I receive a certificate upon completion?

Absolutely! After successfully passing the course and achieving the required passmark, you will immediately receive a unique, personalized, and endorsed certificate via email, or through your LMS dashboard. This certificate can be downloaded and saved for your records or shared with your employer as evidence of your completion and competence in COSHH training.

Why train with us?

There are several compelling reasons to choose Shout Out Safety for your COSHH training:

  1. Expertise and Quality: Our courses are developed by industry experts and delivered in a clear, engaging, and informative manner. We prioritize the relevance and accuracy of our training materials, ensuring you receive up-to-date and practical knowledge.
  2. Accreditation and Endorsement: Our COSHH training course is accredited and endorsed by The CPD Certification Service, providing you with a recognized certification that adds value to your professional profile.
  3. Convenient Online Learning: Our video-based online courses allow you to learn at your own pace, from anywhere with an internet connection. You have the flexibility to access the course materials whenever it suits you, making learning convenient and adaptable to your schedule.
  4. Interactive Learning Experience: Our courses feature interactive quizzes, downloadable resources, and practical examples to enhance your learning experience. We believe that active engagement promotes better understanding and retention of essential concepts.
  5. Immediate Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive your personalized and endorsed certificate instantly. This allows you to demonstrate your competence and compliance without unnecessary delays.

Looking to train your team?

If you’re an employer or a team leader looking to train your staff in COSHH or any other Health and Safety subjects, we offer solutions tailored to your organization’s needs. Our team training packages provide the flexibility to enrol multiple individuals, track their progress, and manage training records efficiently. Contact us to discuss your requirements and explore our cost-effective group training options.

Choose Shout Out Safety for your COSHH training needs and embark on a journey towards improved workplace safety, regulatory compliance, and personal development. Enrol today and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to handle hazardous substances with confidence and responsibility.

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