COSHH – Substances Hazardous to Health eLearning course

Many of you won't be excited by the thought of doing an online course about hazardous substances. "How boring!" we hear you say. So why have you got to do it then?

We think you'll be quite surprised to find out how many hazardous substances are around you every day and how much harm they can cause. This course will look at your responsibilities at work and what you can do to keep yourself and the people around you safe. Join us on a thrilling adventure into the world of COSHH. Alright, that might be a tiny exaggeration but we've done our very best to make it interesting.

This training course provides information for employees and employers about working with COSHH with a focus on health and social care work environments.

  • What are substances hazardous to health?
  • What harm can hazardous substances do?
  • Awareness of the legislation
  • 8 Steps to working with COSHH
  • Identifying hazard symbols
  • Assessing risk
  • Controlling risk
  • Getting help and useful resources
This online course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about COSHH, including managers.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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COSHH – Substances Hazardous to Health eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the COSHH – Substances Hazardous to Health course

At the end of this online training you will be able to:

  • Identify everyday hazardous products
  • Give examples of the harm that hazardous substances can do
  • Identify the hazard symbols
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment
  • Explain how risk is controlled and put this into practice
  • Have a basic understanding of COSHH legislation
  • Know where to get further information and support

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I found some of the questions very interesting, covered topics that have never been discussed before in training. They made me think and question myself, excellent course.

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These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.