COSHH Training - Practical Assessment and Control
05 September 2023 - 07 September 2023
This two day course (delivered over 3 sessions) gives detailed
and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and,
crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control
substances hazardous to health.
Many people tasked with COSHH assessments are unsure what is
required or where to get information. Once the initial
assessment is complete, they are often uncertain on how to approach
control, and how to judge when control is adequate. This
course aims to give that knowledge and those skills.
Day one covers assessing exposure and risk and includes case
studies and the chance to work through examples. Day two
moves on to implementing exposure controls that are effective and
reliable, and includes practical demonstrations. The focus
for both days is on practicality and effectiveness.
The course will cover:
- Hazardous substances and risks from over exposure
- COSHH regulations and what they mean in practice
- Guidance and finding information
- Assessments and action plans
- Adequate control, understanding limits, the principles of good
- Hierarchy of control and reliability
- Reducing exposure by process change and substitution
- Choosing and using effective LEV
- Choosing and using RPE
- Skin and ingestion exposure
- Choosing and using PPE
Who should attend?
The course will benefit anyone tasked with completing COSHH
assessments and/or implementing controls, whether for the first
time or to improve skills. This will typically include
managers and supervisors and safety officers. Health and
safety professionals looking to refresh or update their skills may
also benefit but please note that the course assumes no prior
knowledge and therefore includes basic concepts and
Live Online Course Information
live online training courses are taught in
real-time, allowing you to have a direct dialogue with our experts,
a high level of interaction with the other attendees and lots of
opportunities to ask questions - just as you would in a real
All you will need is an
internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet with a webcam and
microphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test to
ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
£850 per person (includes digital training
resources and certificate of attendance).
Comments & Feedback
"The knowledge gained from the trainer was
Sean Thackwell, BOC Group Limited
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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