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Principles of COSHH


Duration: Half-day programme
Assessment: Multiple choice assessment
Prerequisite: Recommended Foundation in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent.

Who needs this qualification?

This qualification complements the CIEH Foundation in Occupational Health and Safety by introducing candidates to the inherent risks in handling substances and the controls available. Designed for those responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances in manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices.


Why is this training important?

This qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.


Learning outcomes
  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Make recommendations to manage risks
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks.

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