COSHH Awareness
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COSHH Awareness training course

(Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)




This awarenes course has been designed to provide delegates with a general understanding about the COSHH regulations 2002 in relation to working with hazardous substances and how to maintain Health and Safety in the workplace.  This course is aimed towards those who encounter potentially hazardous substances regularly in their working role and provides delegates with an understanding of current health and safety rules and regulations.   

This course also  explains the  responsibilities of both the employer and employees  and delegates will learn about the processes involved in  how to undertake risk assessments and to make sure that preventative measures are in place to avoid any accidents.  Delegates will also learn how to deal with reporting of any accidents or incidents, should they occur.





 2 to 2.5hours


Course content


  • Introduction.
  • What does COSHH stand for?
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • COSHH and Health and Safety
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Effects of Hazardous Substances
  • What is not a Hazardous Substance under COSHH Regulations
  • COSHH and the Workplace
  • COSHH and Healthcare
  • How do hazardous substances get into our bodies?
  • Cleaning Agents and Chemicals
  • Bodily Fluids
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Warning Labels
  • Signs and Symbols
  • Reporting Accidents in the Workplace
  • Medication
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Audit Trail
  • Storage of Medication
  • Disposal of Medication




Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.




Assessment is ongoing by the instructor.




A HSE compliant certificate of course attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING  will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.


Important Information


Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.

Please also note that  ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.

COSHH Awareness training course