Course Description

CIEH Level 2 – COSHH

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CIEH Level 2 – COSHH


COSHH (Control of Substance Hazardous to Health) is a new law that requires the employer to control substances that are hazardous to the employees’ health. Businesses are required to control or manage harmful and chemical products that could end up harming the work process. The Level 2 – COSHH course is designed for supervisors and employers who have subordinated working under them and must be responsible when conducting these assessments. Employees can be impacted by workplace hazards and the employer must make the employees’ health their primary objective. The course will give individuals insight on tackling hazardous substances, understanding health risks and how to control and work safely around it.

The Level 2 – COSHH course will feature key discussions such as an understanding on substances covered by legislation, regulation, personal protective equipment and prevention.

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Act was introduced in 2002 to give employers a clear view of hazardous substances and how they can protect employees by adhering to the proper legislation. Employees as much as their employers should receive full training of COSHH to ensure that tasks are carried out in the workplace in a safe manner. Workplaces hazards must be identified and safety measures implemented to ensure workers are safeguarded at all times.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 28
1: The control of Substances Hazardous to Health
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Different forms of hazardous substances
1.4 Detecting hazards
1.5 Summary
2: Health Problems
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Occupational risk
2.3 Effects of exposure
2.4 Summary
3: Identifying Hazardous Substances
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Identifying hazardous substances
3.3 Warning labels
3.4 Emergency procedures
3.5 Summary
4: Controlling Hazardous Substances
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Hazards and risks
4.3 Control measures
4.4 Storing hazardous substances
4.5 Personal protective equipment
4.6 Safe systems of work
4.7 Summary
5: COSHH Regulations
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Legal responsibilities
5.3 CHIP regulations
5.4 COSHH assessment
5.5 Guidance notes and approved codes of practice
5.6 Enforcement
5.7 Summary

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

The COSHH training is suitable for employees of all levels and working in multiple professions
Managers and Supervisors
New employees who are taking the induction training in COSHH risk assessment

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Level 2 – COSHH you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in COSHH by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

Other Benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Gain access to quality video tutorials
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
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25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 2 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 25
Entry Requirements The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers Anyone with an interest in understanding more on hazardous substances within the workplace and how to handle their work safely
Career Path Health and Safety Manager – £34,738 per annum Health and Safety Coordinator – £22,186per annum Environmental Health and Safety Manager – £40,329 per annum Environmental Health and Safety Officer – £26,683 per annum
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