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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

COSHH Training Course Objective:

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH Training) course aims to educate participants on the safe handling, storage, and use of hazardous substances in the workplace. The course focuses on understanding the COSHH regulations, assessing and controlling risks, and implementing effective measures to protect the health and safety of workers.

Who Should Attend?

This course is essential for individuals who work with or manage substances that could be hazardous to health, including:

    Laboratory Technicians

    Manufacturing Personnel

    Cleaning Staff

    Healthcare Workers

    Maintenance Workers

    Health and Safety Officers

    Supervisors and Managers


There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However, participants are expected to have a basic understanding of workplace safety practices.

Topics Covered:

Model I: Understand the roles of employees and employers in COSHH Training

      • Outline employer and employee roles in relation to hazardous substances at work
      • Identify consequences of non-compliance with duties
      • State ways in which an employer can communicate information relating to hazardous substances

Model II: Understand the effects of exposure to hazardous substances

      • Identify the different forms that hazardous substances can take 2.2 Identify ways in which hazardous substances can enter the body
      • Outline effects of exposure to hazardous substances
      • Identify the safety signs used on hazardous substances

Model III: Understand how risk assessments help in the safe use of hazardous substances

      • Define the following terms in relation to hazardous substances · Hazard · Risk · Risk assessment
      • Describe the purpose of risk assessments in reducing accidents and ill health at work
      • Outline how to reduce the risk of exposure to hazardous substances
      • Identify the types of information that should be used for the safe use of hazardous substances
      • Describe the procedures used when dealing with any incident involving hazardous substances

PPE is an important part of all activities and this section emphasizes the use of PPE, its advantages and limitations.

    Section I: Introduction to Health & Safety

    Section II: Basic terminologies in Health and Safety

    Section III: International Legislation and Standards

    • ANSI Z390.1
    • API RP 49
    • API RP 55

    Section IV: H2S Formation

    Section V: H2S Locations

    Section VI: Properties and Characteristics

    Section VII: Exposure Limits

    Section VIII: Work Procedures and Practices

    Section IX: Contingency Plans and Detection Equipment

    Section X: Personal Protective Equipment

    Section XI:

    • Breathing Apparatus(SCBA)
    • Air Purifying Respirators
    • Supplied Air Respirator
    • Closed Circuit SCBA
    • Limitations
    • Storage

    Section XII:

    • Emergency Response
    • Inhalation Exposure
    • Dermal/Eye Exposure

    Section XIII:

    • Well site Safety
    • Planning
    • Daily Checking/Monitoring
    • Special Precautions


Participants who successfully complete the course and assessments will receive a certification indicating their proficiency in understanding and applying COSHH Training principles. This certification demonstrates the participant’s ability to contribute to a safe and healthy working environment in compliance with COSHH Training regulations.

Upcoming Batch / Course Calendar:

Course Name Course Duration New Batch Start Dates
COSHH 3 Hours As Per The Requirements

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