COSHH Essentials
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COSHH Essentials


Every year, hazardous substances effect thousands of workers – don’t become one of them. Learn the COSHH essentials.The COSHH regulations are designed to protect you.Chemicals and other hazardous substances can put your health at risk, so understandably, the law requires employers to control exposure to such substances under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations – often shortened to COSHH.  This one training introduction to COSHH course explains what hazardous substances are and where they can be found in the workplace. You’ll find out what kinds of health risks are associated with them and we’ll also cover the benefits of following COSHH guidelines.What is a substance hazardous to health? - Hazardous substances can be found in nearly all work environments and take lots of different forms. They could be solids, liquids, gases, mists or even fumes.  Effects of hazardous substances - The health effects of hazardous substances can be very serious, and cause both short and long term effects. Legislation, Rules and Regulations - As an employee, you are protected under law.COSHH Principles - To comply with the regulations, your employer needs to follow the 8 COSHH Principles.COURSE FORMATThe course references the European Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Regulation for short) – which came into force in all EU member states, including the UK, in January 2010.The CLP Regulation adopts the EU Globally Harmonised System (or GHS for short) on the classification and labelling of chemicals.It replaced the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply)Regulations 2009 (also known as CHIP) in June 2015.The interactive course includes animated explainer videos, characterful voice-over and easy to read slides. At the end of the course, you’ll find a short quiz. It’s designed to help you understand the key insights and takeaways from the

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