The importance of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations cannot be overlooked, nor the importance of an employee holding a COSHH qualification. Thousands of individuals are made ill each year as a direct result of substances that are hazardous to health.
This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.
These include the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace and the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure that risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. A 30-minute, 15-question, multiple-choice examination.
Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15 to pass.