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CPD COSHH Risk Assessment

There are multiple ways in which learners can benefit from completing a COSHH training course.

This course will provide your learners with the depth of knowledge needed to undertake a COSHH risk assessment and to classify different hazardous substances and how they cause harm to the body.

Upon completion of their COSHH training, learners can continue to further their development through studying a Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety.


Section 1: The importance of COSHH risk assessments

In this section, learners will develop an understanding of the reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments and the main legislation that informs COSHH risk assessments.

Section 2: Types of hazardous substances

Your learners will discover how to recognise and classify different forms of hazardous substances and how these substances affect the body and cause harm.

Section 3: Controlling risks from hazardous substances

This section will help your learners to understand the factors that need to be considered when assessing risks from exposure to hazardous substances, covering the hierarchy of controls in relation to hazardous substances.

Section 4: How a COSHH risk assessment is carried out

In this section, learners study the process and distinct steps of a COSHH risk assessment and the circumstances in which a COSHH risk assessment need to be reviewed.

Key Information

Course Length 4 hours
Learning Method(s)

Online learning
materials with
online assessment


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