Glanville Training’s COSHH Awareness course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations. This course equips individuals and organisations with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively identify, handle, and control hazardous substances in the workplace.

Course Highlights:

  • Understanding COSHH Regulations: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the COSHH regulations and their legal implications. We will explore the key principles of COSHH, including the duty of employers to protect their employees from exposure to hazardous substances.
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances: Learn how to recognise and categorise hazardous substances commonly found in the workplace, including chemicals, dust, and natural materials. Understand the potential health risks associated with these substances.
  • Risk Assessment: Discover the importance of conducting COSHH risk assessments to evaluate the risks posed by hazardous substances. Participants will learn how to identify exposure routes, assess the severity of risks, and prioritise control measures.
  • Control Measures: Explore various control measures and best practices for minimising exposure to hazardous substances. This includes engineering controls, administrative controls, and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Safe Handling and Storage: Gain practical knowledge on how to safely handle, store, and dispose of hazardous substances. Understand the importance of labeling, storage conditions, and emergency procedures.
  • Emergency Response: Learn how to respond effectively to incidents involving hazardous substances, including spill response and first aid measures.
  • Training and Communication: Understand the significance of proper training and communication within the workplace regarding COSHH. Discover strategies for raising awareness and educating colleagues about potential hazards.
  • Case Studies and Practical Examples: Engage in real-world case studies and practical exercises to reinforce your understanding of COSHH concepts and their application in different industries.
  • Legal Compliance: Ensure that your organisation complies with COSHH regulations and stays up to date with the latest legislative changes.
  • Assessment: Assess your knowledge through quizzes and evaluations to gauge your understanding of COSHH principles and your readiness to implement them in your workplace.

By the end of Glanville Training’s COSHH Awareness course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to promote a safe and healthy work environment. Whether you are an employer, manager, or employee, this course will empower you to identify, assess, and control hazardous substances, ensuring the well-being of everyone in the workplace while complying with legal requirements. Join us and take a proactive step towards a safer, healthier workplace.

You will learn from this course:

Finding out what the health hazards are
Making the decision to prevent harm to health
Control measures to reduce harm to health
Keeping control measures in good working order
Planning for emergencies

Course content

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a certificate.

Your days will include a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon, you will also be allowed a 30 minute break for lunch.

Ensure your bring your own lunch.

You must bring or know your national insurance number.


Glanville Training Academy Ltd - Plympton

Plympton Recycling and Transfer Station
Galileo Close, Newnham Industrial Estate
Plympton, Plymouth
Devon, PL7 4JW

Please contact us at least 48 hours before the day of training to advise us on any additional requirements that we may need to consider for the training to successfully take place.

Course cancellations made within 5 working days prior of the course date, or, where delegates fail to attend the training course on the course date, will be charged in full. All cancellations must be made in writing. Delegate substitutions may be made prior to the course start date giving written notice. (If any further information required please refer to T&Cs).

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