The first-class route to

successful training

The first-class route to

successful training

Principles of Control of Substances which may be Hazardous
COSHH – Course reference 102

This course aims to provide employees with an understanding and awareness of the control of substances which may be hazardous; their individual and collective responsibilities under organisational and legislative policies.


On completion of the course learners will: 

  • Identify substances likely to cause harm
  • Follow COSHH assessment instructions
  • Identify the required PPE correctly
  • Identify actions before using substances
  • Identity the measures required to ensure the safety of employees and the general public
  • Explain actions required on contact with substances

Course Content 

  • Identification markings
  • Other potentially hazardous substances covered by legislation other than COSHH (e.g. asbestos, lead) 
  • How substances enter the body 
  • Assessment sheets
  • Reducing the risk
  • The management role and responsibilities
  • The COSHH assessor role and responsibilities
  • The users role and responsibilities
  • First aid actions

Course duration

4 hours 

Assessment and Certification 

A summative assessment will follow the completion of this course or group of courses.

Delivered in your workplace or at our training facility. For prices and availability contact Ersoy Errol on 01159 540166 or