Course Overview

Undertaking this course will ensure that you understand the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, and how to apply appropriate controls in order to prevent or reduce workers’ exposure to hazardous substances. 

Unit 1: COSHH and the Law 

This unit covers: 

  • The legal framework - REACH - Health and Safety at Work Act 

Unit 2: Hazardous Substances 

This module covers: 

  • Substances that can be hazardous
  • How hazardous substances enter the body
  • What defines a hazardous substance
  • How they cause harm
  • Asbestos 

Unit 3: What is COSHH? 

This unit covers: 

  • The definition of COSHH
  • Requirements under COSHH
  • Identifying hazards 
  • Risk assessments 
  • Control measures
  • PPE
  • Substance Substitution