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Award in Principles of COSHH - City & Guilds

Course designed to introduce delegates to the inherent risks in hazardous substances and the controls available. 


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Course Details

Product number: CG_COSHH|1330

To provide delegates with an awareness and understanding of the legal requirements for working with hazardous substances; and the importance of the safe use and storage of hazardous substances in the workplace to reduce the risk to themselves and others.

This course introduces delegates to the inherent risks posed by hazardous substances and the controls available to assist them in the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.
  • Legislation and guidance
  • Definition and forms of hazardous substances
  • The risks to health from exposure to hazardous substances
  • Methods of identification of hazardous substances
  • Understanding COSHH Safety Data Sheets
  • Understanding the risk from biological agents (biohazards)
  • Identification of biohazards
  • The risk from contaminated ground
  • Understanding COSHH risk assessment
  • Control and management for the safe use of hazardous substances
  • Multiple-choice examination

  • AM courses start at 09:00
  • PM courses start at 13:00


This course is for delegates who are responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances in manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices.

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a City & Guilds Award in COSHH Principles.

All certification is subject to the City & Guilds Quality assurance procedure. if you require a certificate of attendance in the interim please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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