COSHH - Level 2

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Overview If you want to quality in risk assessment the COSHH – Level 2 is the ideal choice of course. …


If you want to quality in risk assessment the COSHH – Level 2 is the ideal choice of course.  Employers and supervisors who are in charge of their subordinates must be competent to conduct these assessments. It is with the primary objective to control exposure to substances and prevent ill health of employees. Workplace hazard is real and employees can be impacted by it. The course will give employees the understanding on health risks surrounding hazardous substances, and how to tackle and work safely with it.

The COSHH – Level 2 course will discuss topics such as understanding of the control of substances hazardous to health, identifying hazardous substances, controlling hazardous substances and COSHH regulations.

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Act was introduced in 2002. It was with the understanding that employees have a clear view of hazardous substances and the employer must cooperate fully to meet the legal obligations they have towards their employees. The COSHH – Level 2 course will enable employees to gain a comprehensive understanding of hazardous substances. Employees should receive effective COSHH training to ensure that everyone in the workplace carry out their tasks in a safe manner. Employers should identify hazards within the workplace and implement safety measures to ensure their employees are safeguarded, and to reduce or eliminate the risks according to the given standards.

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  • Gain a clear understanding of hazardous substances and how to work safely with it.
  • Learn about the inherent risks in substances and controls.
  • Understand the importance of COSHH risk assessment and the training provided by employers.
  • Learn about the main types of hazardous substances and the harm that it can cause employees.
  • Learn the principles of controlling the risks of hazardous substances.
  • Understand the legal responsibility of protecting employees and the business.

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • The COSHH training is suitable for employees of all levels and working in multiple professions
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • New employees who are taking the induction training in COSHH risk assessment
  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in understanding more on hazardous substances within the workplace and how to handle their work safely 

At the end of the COSHH - Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in COSHH by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all. 

Once you successfully complete the COSHH - Level 2 you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to The certification will enable employees in the capacity of Junior and Senior workers, including Supervisors and Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.

  • Health and Safety Manager - £34,651 per annum
  • Health and Safety Coordinator - £22,250 per annum
  • Environmental Health and Safety Manager - £40,329 per annum
  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer - £40,329 per annum
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Course Curriculum

1: The control of Substances Hazardous to Health
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Different forms of hazardous substances
1.4 Detecting hazards
1.5 Summary
2: Health Problems
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Occupational risk
2.3 Effects of exposure
2.4 Summary
3: Identifying Hazardous Substances
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Identifying hazardous substances
3.3 Warning labels
3.4 Emergency procedures
3.5 Summary
4: Controlling Hazardous Substances
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Hazards and risks
4.3 Control measures
4.4 Storing hazardous substances
4.5 Personal protective equipment
4.6 Safe systems of work
4.7 Summary
5: COSHH Regulations
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Legal responsibilities
5.3 CHIP regulations
5.4 COSHH assessment
5.5 Guidance notes and approved codes of practice
5.6 Enforcement
5.7 Summary

Students feedback


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    April 15, 2020
    Great course

    A bit confusing at first getting set up but I was very pleased when I got swinging into the course itself.
    The information provided throughout the short course was excellent and I cannot flaw it.

    H R

    Haris Read

    September 21, 2019
    Learnt the best methods

    The course will gave me a good understanding of the importance of health risks that are surrounding different hazardous substances. I also learnt the best methods to tackle and work safely with it.

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    Beatrix Booth

    September 11, 2019
    Helpful course

    Since I am planning on a career in such an environment with high levels of risk, this course helped me greatly to learn many things I did not know previously

    K G

    Kacper Green

    August 27, 2019
    Able to develop many skills

    Great learning experience. Thanks to this course I was able to develop many useful skills in risk management, thus preparing me for my future career prospects

    L W

    Lana Wilson

    August 17, 2019
    Enjoyable course

    Enjoyed learning this course

    H O

    Harley Owen

    July 19, 2019
    Informative course

    Keep it up. Leant a lot from this course.

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