Online Learning for Healthcare
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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Skills for Health
Delivery Method: eLearning

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations is a UK statutory instrument that requires employers, by law, to protect their employees from exposure to dangerous substances.


This succinct and memorable course is split into four bite-sized modules. These cover the Regulations, what substances hazardous to health are, the responsibilities of the employee and the employer, and what good practice means in the workplace.

After completing this course you will feel confident in knowing what is required of you regarding COSHH in your workplace.

Course content
  • The COSHH Regulations
  • Substances Hazardous to Health
  • Responsibilities of the Employer and Employee
  • Good Practice in the Workplace
Learning objectives
  • What the COSHH Regulations are and why COSHH law is needed
  • How it is implemented, and the importance of risk assessments
  • What a substance hazardous to health is and some consequences of exposure
  • The COSHH symbols
  • How to identify risks in the workplace, and gather and relay information
  • How to develop and implement control measures
  • How to maintain, monitor, and review exposure
  • What emergency plans should entail
  • Who to go to with questions
Who is the course for?

This course is designed for employees and employers in UK industries or workplaces that work with or create substances hazardous to health. This could be anything from offices and factories to hospitals, care homes and laboratories.

The course is also a good grounding for anyone wishing to pursue COSHH assessor training.

Accreditations and endorsements

This course was developed by Me Learning

Duration & CPD

1 hour approximately


Click 'book now' below then follow the checkout process. On receipt of your order, the e-learning team will be in touch to arrange access, please allow 24 hours. Learners can access and re-visit the course for a year.

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For your peace of mind, all Skills for Health eLearning comes with a 14 day money back guarantee. If you are not satisfied or decide the package is not for you for any reason, Skills for Health are happy to refund your payment in full (or cancel your invoice).

Technical Requirements

Most eLearning courses from Skills for Health will work on mobile and tablet devices, unfortunately this course will not work on Apple mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads due to the requirement for Adobe Flash player. It may also not work on some PCs which do not have Adobe Flash player installed. We are working on a fix for this issue and will update ASAP.

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