Chemical Safety Training Online

Online Chemical Safety Training Course for Control of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH

Learn what you need to know to handle hazardous substances in your workplace with a convenient, concise, online chemical safety awareness course.

  • Protect the health and welfare of everyone in the workplace
  • Ensure full compliance to the COSHH regulations
  • Complete the course in your own time and place
  • Suitable for employers, managers  and employees
  • Complete the online exam at the end for certification
  • Takes just 2 hours to complete


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Online training for the safe handling of Substances for (Approved by RoSPA)

This chemical safety training course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH as it is commonly called. This is the ideal chemical safety training online program. This chemical training course is aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

Here in Ireland, employers must comply with the Chemicals Act of 2008 and the Chemicals Act of 2010 as well as a suite of different Chemicals Regulations. This training will assist employers in complying with this legislation.

The topics covered include:

  • Types of Hazard
  • Types Exposure
  • Labeling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Controlling exposures
  • Training needs
  • Emergency Planning

‘Substances Hazardous to Health’ are substances that are classified as “very toxic, toxic, harmful, corrosive or Irritant”  according to REACH, a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, which came into force on 1st June 2007.

One of the main aims of REACH, the Chemicals Act 2008 and Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010, and the COSSH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Training) is to provide a high level of protection for human health and the environment from the use of chemicals, in order to protect all the people working in situations and environments that might put their health at risk.

It is therefore to everyone’s benefit to take advantage of chemical safety training courses to learn the best practices for workplace safety. Courses such as these are an essential part of the health and safety procedures for any business, and may be a requirement under the health and safety statement issued for the business.

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