Health and Social Care - Health and Safety


Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) is a vital part of maintaining health and safety in the workplace, with non-compliance presenting a high risk of accidents, illnesses and dangerous occurrences. Make sure your staff are protected from such dangers with our COSHH course, designed to give a complete insight into the legal obligations and standards of best practice regarding substances and chemicals in the workplace.

  • To understand the definition, principles and laws of surrounding COSHH.

  • To recognise what chemicals and substances in the workplace are governed by COSHH regulations.

  • To identify risks and hazards associated with COSHH, and how to record them in an effective, legally defensible risk assessment.

  • To improve workplace compliance with COSHH regulations and take effective action against any instances of non-compliance.

  • To recognise the accidents, illnesses and dangerous occurrences that might occur as a result of COSHH non-compliance.

  • To identify existing COSHH practices in the participant’s current workplace.

  • To promote the safety of staff and clients in the workplace through implementation of COSHH policies and guidelines.


4 hours

Number of participants

12 Participants per booking.

Suitable for

Care staff, Supporters, Volunteers, Family, Professionals