COSHH Awareness


20-30 min

BackgroundCourse Overview

Many different types of substances that are present in specific work environments can be harmful to workers’ health, including “natural” substances. For example, potential health problems from exposure may include developing dermatitis from flowers, bulbs, fruits and vegetables to developing leukemia caused by benzene in crude oil.

According to the Labour Force Survey, an estimated 42,000 workers developed or had worsened breathing, lung and skin problems from their job in 2020/21.

It is therefore very important to provide COSHH training and harmful substance awareness for workers that could be exposed to toxic substances, and this training is crucial in preserving their short-term and long-term health.

This COSHH online training course educates how to best control, store and handle hazardous substances in the workplace so that they do not cause ill health.

Effective COSHH training will help individuals better understand what they need to do in order to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, which apply to the way employers and employees work with potentially harmful substances.

This COSHH online training course is ideal for personnel involved with the handling, storing or transporting of hazardous substances across many different sectors.

Safesmart delivers COSHH Awareness training for your organisation through Smartlog – our comprehensive health & safety compliance software.

Course Content

This course contains test questions and issues a certificate upon completion.

This course is certified by the CPD Certification Service

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