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CIEH Level 2 Award in the Principles of COSHH

This qualification complements the CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace by introducing candidates to the inherent risks in substances and the controls available.

Who needs this qualification?  

  Designed for those responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances in manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices.

Why is this training important?  

This qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

Learning outcomes  

  Identify the hazards associated with those substances
  Identify the risks and controls available to deal with the substances
  Identify what to expect from a COSHH assessment

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  Qualification Specification  
  Trainer Registration Form  
  Centre Registration Form  



Duration  Duration  Half-day programme
Assessment  Assessment  Multiple-choice exam
Prerequisite  Prerequisite   CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (or equivalent, recommended)
Suggested Progression  Suggested Progression  None

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