Hazardous Substances - COSHH

Learn COSHH safety signs & COSHH general safety rules & principles. Understand potential risks associated with hazardous substances.

It is a legal requirement for employers to provide information, instruction and training about the control of substances hazardous to health.

COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. The control of substances hazardous to health regulations have been in place for more than 25 years, and the scientific evidence suggests that over this time industry has, in general, been consistently reducing exposure to hazardous substances.

In this COSHH e-learning course you’ll gain the knowledge and understanding required to ensure you can act safely when working around hazardous substances.

This COSHH e-learning course provides a clear overview of the important elements of hazardous substances and gives you all the information to help ensure the safety of yourself or anyone else who works with hazardous substances.

The e-learning course is interactive and engaging with elements of ‘storytelling’ that help make the learning easy and interesting to follow. It’s a fun way of learning the important principles of COSHH.


By the end of this course learners shall:

✔ Learn to appreciate why COSHH is important and how issues with health can be avoided

✔ Understand the COSHH hazard signs and what they mean

✔ Be able to explain the responsibilities of employers and employees regarding COSHH

✔ Be able to explain the general rules for handling hazardous materials

✔ Help create a culture of positive health and safety practise in the workplace

Your Instructor

Quartz Training Solutions
Quartz Training Solutions

Quartz specializes in delivering e-learning courses and business tools to organizations and the general public. They deliver a range of professional development courses, health and safety courses, environment courses and general work force courses.

All programs are developed to align with industry standards and they offer many skillsets that are a necessity for the modern workplace. Their training facilitators are certified trainers and assessors and backgrounds range from various sectors which include; training and development, health and safety, environmental management and more.

Quartz only works in conjunction with subject matter experts (SME's) on course topics which ensures you receive the best top-quality training in the topics you choose to study.

Course Curriculum

  OHS111 - COSHH - Hazardous Substances Assessment
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Who Should Complete This Course?

This course is suitable for participation by anyone at a workplace and is essential health and safety training. While some professions may be more at risk from incidents with hazardous substances, the truth is everyone in all types of roles have a part to play in ensuring COSHH practices are a normal part of day to day work. Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within an organization.

In order for employees and companies to be protected, we recommend this e-learning course. This course is also suitable for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding about control of hazardous substances. The course is relevant for:

✔ Suitable for everyone at the workplace

✔ Individuals, managers, supervisor's, leaders or team leaders

✔ Safety and environment specialists, engineers, health workers, manufacturing

✔ Farm workers and other agricultural occupations

✔ Nurses and elderly care workers, warehouse and retail stock personnel

✔ Military personnel, nightclub and entertainment workers, construction and tradespeople

✔ Organizations that need to create an awareness and train their employees about control of hazardous substances.

The course is based on standard industry requirements and has been designed in collaboration with industry subject matter experts. The course is an internationally recognised CPD course. (Continued Professional Development)

Completion will give participants the confidence to provide and maintain a healthier and safer workplace for themselves and others.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.