COSHH – Substances Hazardous to Health training

Many of you won't be excited by the thought of doing an online course about hazardous substances. "How boring!" we hear you say. So why have you got to do it then?

We think you'll be quite surprised to find out how many hazardous substances are around you every day and how much harm they can cause. This course will look at your responsibilities at work and what you can do to keep yourself and the people around you safe. Join us on a thrilling adventure into the world of COSHH. Alright, that might be a tiny exaggeration but we've done our very best to make it interesting.

This training course provides information for employees and employers about working with COSHH with a focus on health and social care work environments.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

  • What are substances hazardous to health?
  • What harm can hazardous substances do?
  • Awareness of the legislation
  • 8 Steps to working with COSHH
  • Identifying hazard symbols
  • Assessing risk
  • Controlling risk
  • Getting help and useful resources
This online course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about COSHH, including managers.
The online version of this course will take 60 minutes to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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COSHH – Substances Hazardous to Health eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the COSHH – Substances Hazardous to Health course

At the end of this online training you will be able to:

  • Identify everyday hazardous products
  • Give examples of the harm that hazardous substances can do
  • Identify the hazard symbols
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment
  • Explain how risk is controlled and put this into practice
  • Have a basic understanding of COSHH legislation
  • Know where to get further information and support

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Additional course information

Here are example screenshots of our interactive learning in action. If you would like to see more of the course features before you subscribe, feel free to book a demo with the team, who would be delighted to show you how our online courses help support meaningful training.