Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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Online Learning
Approved by:
KHDA - Dubai Govt.
Workers’ safety and health are compromised if industries overlook the existence of unhealthy and risky work conditions involving hazardous materials and substances. These hazardous substances in the form of acids, gases, liquids or chemicals can have long-term or short-term impact on worker’s health, and sometimes can lead to devastating accidents and loss of lives. Due to non-compliance of safety legislations, ignorance and carelessness among workers, thousands of accidents are happening across the world every year involving hazardous substances.Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) is a safety course developed by HSE experts to increase the awareness on safe handling, storing and usage of hazardous materials at workplaces that could otherwise affect everyone around you.

Course Overview

The course is envisaged to educate workers to understand and identify hazardous substances at workplaces, usages of protective equipment and how to protect workers from the dangerous impacts of these unhealthy substances.

At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Show their knowledge on safety parameters, COSHH assessment procedures, how to prepare safety data sheets and ways to recognize potentially dangerous places and critical control measures.
  • Understand the importance and handling of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Know the required information, instruction and training which are necessary while dealing with COSHH

Course Chapters

  1. Understanding COSHH
    Definition of COSHH and responsibilities of employers & employees regarding COSHH
  2. Finding out hazards and understanding the risk perceptions
    How to conduct the survey and understand the key roles of a COSHH Evaluation
  3. Equipment & Signs
    Information on firefighting equipment, fire extinguishers, safety signs and other fire fighting measures.
  4. Exposure and control measures
    Becoming aware of key exposure routes and workplace exposure limits
  5. Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    Understanding different types of PPE and the correct one to use.
  6. Other factors
    Checking and health surveillance, COSHH details, education and guidance and what to do in case of an emergency.

Who will get the benefit ?

The safety course is developed for workers who are responsible for handling, carrying and stocking hazardous substances.

How it works ?

COSHH course, which is conducted through online, is an interactive session for each candidate who can use their computers, or any portable device at an internet enabled area. The interactive course will be informative, focused, engaging and interesting. The participants will be provided with up-to-date, latest, graphical visual information, will face interactive elements and mini quizzes to check their knowledge.

Candidates are offered useful advice and guidance and their understanding in the subject will be tested at the end of the course through a compulsory self-test.

During the leaning process, candidates will be provided with an interactive risk checklist where the users are asked a series of questions which are related to their current employment condition.


Upon completing the study and online assessment test successfully, students are awarded with a certificate by Green World Group, Dubai.

The certificate is also recognized to be attested by (it attracts additional Cost)

KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) Dubai Govt Approved.

By doing this the student will get two certificates:

  • Main Certificate
  • Additional certificate with attestation