COSHH – Highfield Level 2 Principles of COSHH

Who is this course aimed at?

This qualification is designed for those who use substances hazardous to health at work. It introduces candidates to substances, the risks and controls available, and outlines what to expect from a control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) assessment. The qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in their workplaces.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

COSHHNo previous experience or qualifications required. Highfield (awarding body) requires that each candidate produces photographic identity and so a passport, driving licence or other form of photo ID is required.  Delegates will be unable to sit the exam without this evidence.

Course Content

  • Definition and types of substances hazardous to health in the workplace
  • Health effects of hazardous substances and their causes
  • COSHH assessments and control options
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
This accredited qualification is for anyone who is likely to come into contact with hazardous substances within a variety of working environments including: manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments. It gives learners the knowledge to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them. Subjects covered include laws relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, risk assessments, safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace, control precautions and procedures for dealing with hazardous substances.

Assessment

Multiple choice examinations

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Teas / coffees provided.

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at emma@hgta.org