Who is the COSHH training course for?

The Principles of COSHH course is aimed at those who use substances hazardous to health at work and introduces candidates to the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment.


Successful completion will prepare candidates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances. Elements of study within the syllabus include the following:

• 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 1999

Course Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course the candidate will be able to: -

• Explain what is meant by the term substance hazardous to health and give examples
• Explain how hazardous substances can cause ill-health and injury and give examples
• State the different ways in which hazardous substances may be identified
• State the principles for controlling substances hazardous to health and apply these in a practical context.
• Demonstrate a general understanding of the value and purposes of conducting a COSHH assessment and what employees can expect of such assessments
• Demonstrate an understanding of the main provision of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 


The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

Assessment method:

Multiple choice questions 


1 Day


Upon Enquiry 


Upon Enquiry

For more information on this training course call Louise on 01706 631417.