Health & Safety Department

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

The course is aimed at those who work with hazardous substances and who have the responsibility for carrying out risk assessments in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations.

There is a requirement in law that where employees are involved in tasks involving the use of hazardous substances that risk is formally assessed with a view to avoiding or reducing the risk.

Course Outline

An overview of the Regulations covering topics such as:

  • their history and requirements
  • definition of hazardous substances
  • how and where to gain information on hazardous substances
  • risk assessment
  • control measures

Availability and other information


The course lasts for approximately half a day.


The course runs at various times, to meet demand.

Please contact the Training and Audit Unit if you are interested in this course.

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