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Level 2 Principles of CoSHH Risk Assessment (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH. This course leads to certification in the TQUK Level 2 Awad in Principles of CoSHH Risk Assessment.

Qualification number: 601/3237/1
Learning aim reference: 60057476
Credit value: 1
Assessment method: Short Response Questions
Guided learning hours (GLH): 5 GLH
Total qualification time (TQT): 15

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
• Be a minimum of 16 years of age.

There are no other formal entry requirements however it is recommended that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in numeracy/literacy.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom or an Online version.  

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place on our Website or Contact us on 02838 39 45 80

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In a hurry?  You can start the course online today.

Course Cost

This course costs £55 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1.Understand the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace
1.1 Outline employers and employees duties relating to hazardous substances at work
1.2 Outline the consequences for non compliance with statutory duties
1.3 List the ways in which an employer can communicate hazardous substances safety information
2.Understand how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace
2.1 Define the terms hazard and risk with respect to hazardous substances
2.2 List the different forms that hazardous substances can take
2.3 Outline the health and safety effects that may arise following exposure or release of hazardous substances
2.4 Outline the routes that hazardous substances can enter the body
2.5 Describe how risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
2.6 Outline the five step process of risk assessment
3.Understand the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure the risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled
3.1 Outline the control hierarchy in respect of safe use, handling, transporting, storage and disposal of substances hazardous to health
3.2 Outline the types of information that should be referred to for the safe identification and use of hazardous substances
3.3 Describe the general procedures that should be in place for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances