HABC - Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment HC535 / G02

Start date
4 Dec 18
1 Day
Regus Centre Milton Keynes, 382-390 Mid Summer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 2RG View on Google Map


The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill-health. The Level 2 Certificate in COSHH Risk Assessment provides formal recognition of an individual’s ability to undertake a COSHH risk assessment in line with the Health and Safety Executive’s Approved Code of Practice.

Course contents

  • employers and employees duties relating to hazardous substances at work
  • the consequences for non-compliance with statutory duties
  • list the ways in which an employer can communicate hazardous substances safety information
  • define the terms hazard and risk with respect to hazardous substances
  • list the different forms that hazardous substances can take
  • outline the health and safety effects that may arise following exposure or release of hazardous substances
  • outline the routes that hazardous substances can enter the body
  • describe how risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
  • outline the five step process of risk assessment
  • outline the control hierarchy in respect of safe use, handling, transporting, storage and disposal of substances hazardous to health
  • outline the types of information that should be referred to for the safe identification and use of hazardous substances
  • describe the general procedures that should be in place for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances


After completing this course, participants will:

  • understand the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace
  • understand how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace
  • understand the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure the risks associated with hazardous substances 


HABC - Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment04 December 201809:00-17:00Oak Tree Management & Training Ltd


This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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heated memberActivity fee£217.50 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£235.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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