One and two day courses.

Who are the courses for?

The COSHH Assessment courses are for anyone responsible for substances hazardous to health under the COSHH Regulations.

1-day course:  For those responsible for completing COSHH assessments or those responsible for COSHH assessment and control in low-risk processes.

2-day course:  For those responsible for COSHH assessment and control in higher risk processes where LEV and RPE, for example, may be required.

Our training courses start with basic information and build comprehensive knowledge, so they will suit you whether you are new to COSHH or are wanting to update your existing knowledge.  Not sure which course is right for you?

Course tutor.  The COSHH Assessment course is presented by a chartered occupational hygienist who is also a registered consultant and former HSE Principal Specialist Inspector.

Course content
Day 1. (1-day course)  Become a knowledgeable COSHH assessor and understand how risk occurs.

  • Hazardous substances and risks from over exposure
  • COSHH and REACH working together
  • COSHH regulations and what they mean in practice
  • Finding guidance and information
  • COSHH assessment and action plans
  • Case studies
  • Introduction to control measures

Day 2. (if taking two day course)  Build a more in-depth understanding of the requirements of COSHH in higher risk processes.

  • Adequate control, exposure limits and the principles of good control practice
  • Hierarchy of control and reliability
  • Reducing exposure by process change and substitution
  • Choosing and using effective LEV
  • Choosing and using RPE
  • Controlling exposure through skin and by ingestion
  • Choosing and using PPE
  • Managing COSHH

Which course is right for me?

To properly fulfill the legal requirement for COSHH “assessment” companies have to assess the risks to health and introduce the required control measures.

For businesses where risks are lower, such as cleaners, garages, storage, food preparation, offices and schools, or where the low-hazard substances are used, our 1-day course is suitable.

Where significant quantities of higher risk substances are used, and especially where these may be released into the air or contaminate skin frequently, then our 2-day course is suitable.  This longer course goes on to cover the more technical control measures, such as process change, LEV and RPE, that may be required.Still in doubt? – please contact us to discuss your needs.

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“An excellent and informative two-day course that has given our COSHH assessors the knowledge and confidence to carry out their duties to the required standard.

Jonathan Storey, SSE

Training in COSHH assessments and control

COSHH training covers both assessment and effective control

Looking for half-day COSHH awareness training for employees?

There’s a lot to “assessment”!

Extract from COSHH Regulation 6 – Assessment:

1) An employer shall not carry out any work which is liable to expose any employees to any substance hazardous to health unless he has –

(a) made a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risk created by that work to the health of those employees and of the steps that need to be taken to meet the requirements of these Regulations; and

(b) implemented the steps referred to in sub-paragraph (a).

The underlinings are ours!

 

2-day course at our facilities: £360 + VAT per person.

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