COSHH - Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in sectors such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport and utilities, and also office environments.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 5 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace and  the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure that risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.

Topics include:


What is COSHH? 
Why is it important?

Assessing the risk in your workplace

Prevention and control measures

Duties under COSHH

Understanding warning labels

Safety Data Sheets

Working safely

Substance Storage

Emergency Procedures

How to protect yourself

COSHH Checklist

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.