Environmental Hazards

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health  

In this course we look at the ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’, or COSHH, regulations, reveal the potential health effects of exposure to hazardous substances and the need to ensure that this exposure is controlled within the workplace, and we will learn how to minimise the risks.
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Course Description 

Hazardous substances have the potential to cause harm to you, your equipment and the environment. They can take many different forms, and it is important to be able to recognise the hazards so you can control the risks. Hazardous substances can cause many health problems, ranging from a mild irritation through to permanent damage, or even death. In this course we look at the ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’, or COSHH, regulations, reveal the potential health effects of exposure to hazardous substances and the need to ensure that this exposure is controlled within the workplace, and we will learn how to minimise the risks.

Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects: 
  • What COSHH is 
  • The legal implications of COSHH 
  • How to minimise your exposure to hazardous substances 
  • The potential health effects of exposure 
  • The importance of COSHH in the workplace