COSHH
Risk Assessment

Helping you to understand and control risk in the workplace.

Overview

Why take this course?

Approximately 25 million working days are lost each year due to work-related illness or workplace injury. Within that, a staggering number are a result of work-related incidents which could have easily been avoided.

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards present in your place of work.

What you will experience

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Section 1: The importance of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) risk assessments
In this section, you will begin to understand the reason for conducting COSHH risk assessments, what COSHH means and how neglecting its practice and implementation can potentially lead to the harm of employees.

Section 2: Types of hazardous substances
Upon completion of this section, you will be able to identify and classify different forms of hazardous substances and how these substances affect the body to cause harm.

Section 3: Controlling risks from hazardous substances
This section helps you to understand the factors to consider when assessing risks from exposure to hazardous substances, covering the hierarchy of controls in relation to hazardous substances.

Section 4: How a COSHH risk assessment is carried out
Within the final section, you will study the stages of a COSHH risk assessment and learn when it is appropriate to review a COSHH risk assessment.

Student in a classroom

Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, without tutor support.

Subject area

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps

Education

Employment

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Availability

Duration Fees Code
5 Hours over 1 Month £40.00
YBNRA
-O171A
Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.