We are still accepting applications for September 2020 starts.

Our campuses remain closed for the foreseeable future 

Easter Closure and return to study

The College will be closed from Saturday 4th April to Tuesday 14th April (inclusive), there will be no work set for classroom based courses over this normal 2 week holiday period, however we will be returning to remote working on Wednesday 15th April for staff to continue to prepare online learning and resources.

UCC students and Apprentices will return to their online remote learning on Monday 20th April.

Further Education students will return to online remote learning on Wednesday 22nd April. This delay is to allow teaching staff to prepare materials for the next few weeks of online learning on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April.

COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health- COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. Most businesses use substances, or products that are mixtures of substances. Some processes create substances. These could cause harm to employees, contractors and other people.

Who is this course aimed at?

Almost all employers in manufacturing, processing, distribution, retailing and service provision must comply with the COSHH regulations. The COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health course is aimed at:

  • Management/Supervisors at all levels
  • Personnel who are responsible for Control of Substances Hazardous to Health risk assessments or implementing regulations
Course Objectives/Key Benefits

On completion, delegates will have acquired a sound knowledge of the regulatory framework and their practical applications in the workplace. They will be capable of completing and reviewing Control of Substances Hazardous to Health risk assessments in a variety of situations, assisting them to implement appropriate workplace policies.

Course Content
  • The purpose of COSHH and the areas it covers
  • Use of hazard data sheets
  • The COSHH framework
  • How to complete an assessment
  • The variety of control strategies
  • When to carry out air monitoring and health surveillance
  • How to use the Health and Safety Executive ‘COSHH Essentials’
  • An overview of the new REACH regulations

Training method:


Course outcome/qualification:

Certificate of Attendance.

Pre-requisite Knowledge/Qualifications


COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
DurationOne-day course
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates.
PricePrice per delegate: £190 + VAT | Company Course: Price on Application


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