Principles of COSHH Level 2 Award (RQF)


Principles of COSHH Level 2 Award (RQF)


Reducing exposure and protecting health with COSHH

Who is it for?

This course offers a solid foundation for those responsible for conducting risk assessments in environments where hazardous materials exists, to support the prevention of accidents or incidents that could harm employee wellbeing.

Business benefits
  • Ability to set hazardous substances policy, controls and measures
  • Promoting business compliance with legislation by effective Risk Assessment
  • Educating staff to reduce the human and financial cost of harm or injury caused by hazardous substances
Course overview
  • Why and how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances
  • Hazards and risk; recognising the difference
  • Different forms of hazardous substances
  • Exposure or release of hazardous substances; impacts and effects that may arise
  • How hazardous substances can enter the body
  • How risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
  • The five step process of risk assessment
  • Precautions and procedures properly controlled
  • Control hierarchy; safe use, handling, storage, transportation and disposal of substances hazardous to health
  • Information to refer to for safe identification and use of hazardous substances
  • General procedures for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances


Subject to satisfactory completion of the multiple choice question paper, delegates will receive a Level 2 Award (Qualsafe) certificate demonstrating achievement

Sponsored option

This course is available as a company sponsored event, delivered at a location, date and time which is mutually agreed. The fees for this event vary depending on the location, number attending and the level of training required and the degree of customisation. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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Course dates and fees
Start date Location Duration Member
4 February 2019 Portsmouth 1 day £272.00 £320.00 Full
22 July 2019 Portsmouth 1 day £272.00 £320.00 Spaces Book
4 February 2019
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Member +VAT: £272.00
  • Non-member +VAT: £320.00
  • Availability: Full

22 July 2019
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Member +VAT: £272.00
  • Non-member +VAT: £320.00
  • Availability: Spaces

Group discounts are available for this course

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

  • 5% off for 2-3 people
  • 8% off for 4-5 people
  • 12% off for 6 or more people
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