COSHH Assessment Training


This practical course is aimed at those who are required to undertake COSHH risk assessments. It covers legislative requirements and guidance for COSHH risk assessment, control and monitoring programmes. Practical hands-on risk assessments will be completed.


To give staff nominated to undertake COSHH risk assessments an understanding of the techniques that can be used.


A rationale for effective COSHH risk assessments

Legal requirements

  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002

Techniques for undertaking risk assessments – the difference between hazard and risk

Understanding risk assessment techniques for evaluation of exposure to chemicals

Understanding risk assessment techniques for evaluation of exposure to micro-organisms

Understanding chemical exposure limits

The role of line managers in an organisational risk management structure designed to implement risk assessment and risk control

  • organising task-based assessment programmes
  • dealing with issues not explicitly covered in legislation
  • record-keeping requirements and implications
  • risk control tracking
  • risk assessment as one part of overall safety management system

Who will benefit

Those with roles in instigating, co-ordinating or undertaking safety-related risk assessment programmes

Learning outcomes

After the course delegates should:

  • be able to develop and manage a COSHH risk assessment programme within their own organisation
  • understand the principles and practice of task-based risk assessment and comfortable with applying the techniques in their organisation
  • understand the principles of risk control

Time: 3 Hours

Cost of course: For details please contact us

Location: Course to be held at the Client’s Site or Workplace

Contact Us:

Cooper Safety Associates
Telephone: 01483 225911