Handling hazardous substances

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This COSHH e-learning explains the potential risks and how to work with hazardous substances.


The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations are legal requirements that employers must control worker exposures to hazardous substances.

COSHH even applies to many everyday substances.

Topics Covered

  • Different classifications and types of hazardous substances and effects on the body.
  • Safe practices for storing, using and disposing of hazardous substances.
  • How to carry out a COSHH risk assessment and why it is important.
  • Different types of PPE and their purpose.
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Duration 40 minutes

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1 e-learning module

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1 online assessment

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Online learner support

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