Course date: 7th Jan 2017
CIEH Level 2 Principles of COSHH Course
COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. You can prevent or reduce workers exposure to hazardous substances by: finding out what the health hazards are; deciding how to prevent harm to health (risk assessment)
Who needs to attend this course?
This COSHH course will benefit anyone working with hazardous substances in a workplace such as those employed in manufacturing, catering, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices. The course focuses on the information employees need to know regarding substance hazards and their control.
Why is COSHH training important?
This qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.
Identify the hazards associated with those substances
Identify the risks and controls available to deal with the substances
Identify what to expect from a COSHH assessment
Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to understand:
• the scope of hazardous substances in the workplace
• the range of legislation covering hazardous substances
• how hazardous substances adversely affect health
• methods of identification for hazardous substances
• sources of guidance available for the safe use of hazardous substances
• the range of control measures available for the safe use of hazardous substances
• the purpose and content of COSHH assessments.
Duration: Half day programme
Assessment: Multiple choice exam
Ofqual Regulated: Yes
Ofqual Qualification Number: 600/0210/4
QCF 1 credit
QCF reference Y/502/8521
Prerequisite: Recommended CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace or equivalent
Suggested Progression: Level 3 in Health and Safety
Candidates are assessed by an examination paper consisting of 30 multiple choice questions.
Candidates who achieve 20 or more correct answers will pass the examination and receive a CIEH certificate.
CIEH Level 2 Award in the Principles of COSHH course - classroom based courses
Time start: 09.00
Time end: 1:00pm
These classroom courses are open to anyone from any industry who needs training in COSHH
Price includes exam fee and training materials