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CoSHH Awareness Training

45 minutes
Experience Level
Health & Safety, Personal Safety
Oil & Gas
£37.50 exc. local taxes
Access Period
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CPD and RoSPA accredited

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Further Information - CoSHH Awareness Training


Who is the course for?
This Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (CoSHH) eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the UK oil and gas industry who are required to carry out work with or near chemicals and hazardous substances.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Many substances used in the oil and gas industry can cause harm to health if the appropriate precautions are not taken. This course will give you a basic overview of the COSHH regulations and how they help to protect workers from hazardous substances.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities working with chemicals. It will also indicate how hazardous substances should be handled, stored and disposed of.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of what the COSHH regulations cover, you can help your company to operate in compliance with them. This will also help to reduce incidents and injuries from hazardous substances, which will make your worksite a safer place.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is based on the following UK legislation:
• The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
• The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits
• The European Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (the CLP Regulation)

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of the COSHH regulations
  • Describe the hierarchy of controls associated with COSHH
  • Outline the history of the COSHH regulations
  • Explain what employers must do to comply with the COSHH regulations
  • Describe what you need to know about COSHH
  • List the eight steps which are designed to help employers comply with the COSHH regulations
  • Explain how to complete a COSHH Assessment Sheet
  • Describe the COSHH information available which describes the risks involved with hazardous substances
  • Identify a Safety Data Sheet, explain who provides it and describe some of its general contents
  • Define the term Workplace Exposure Limits and explain how they apply under the COSHH Regulations
  • Identify a standard label and describe the information typically found on the label
  • Identify the common standard labelling symbols
  • Identify that Company Procedures explain how hazardous substances should be stored, handled and disposed of
  • Explain that hazardous substances should be stored in designated areas
  • Explain that hazardous substances must be handled carefully and with the correct control measures in place
  • Explain that all hazardous substances must be correctly identified before they can be disposed of and where to find information on safe and suitable disposal methods, including in the event of a spill


End of course assessment with an 80% pass mark.

System Requirements

  • Internet Access - Users will need a computer or device with a web browser and an internet connection.
  • System - Runs on desktop computers and tablets. Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10 and MAC OS. Apple Tablets running IOS 11.
  • Browser - Runs on Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, no plug-ins required
  • Minimum browser size - 1024x672
  • Audio – Requires speaker or headphones.
  • Notes - Not suitable for smartphones.


CPD Dark

This course is CPD accredited. Established in 1996, The CPD Certification Service is the largest and leading independent CPD accreditation organisation working across all industry sectors.

R So PA Dark

This course is RoSPA approved. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has been working towards their vision for life, free from serious accidental injury, since 1916. RoSPA approval offers quality assurance, increasing credibility with customers, the public and staff, and ensuring that the safety content of courses is correct.