Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment
This qualification delivers essential knowledge and understanding of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).
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Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment qualification is an important qualification because employers have a legal responsibility to conduct these assessments, and it qualifies more people to do so.
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill-health. This qualification aims to provide supervisors and employees with knowledge and understanding of the COSHH risk assessment process and the skills required to undertake a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.
Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The online assessment task relates directly to the student's workplace and tests the application of learning in a practical context.
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What does it cover?
Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment qualification teaches the learner the reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments; the main legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments; and the competencies required of assessors. The qualification also covers hazardous substances and their effects on the body.
The programme includes instruction on main classifications for hazardous substances; the interpretation of information from safety data sheets as well as the use of workplace exposure limits, the factors affecting assessment of risk plus risk control strategies.
The course covers every aspect of a COSHH risk assessment – from recording the findings and making recommendations based upon them to reviewing and revising an assessment.
How does it work?
Approved Centres are provided with learning materials and subsequently deliver the training (recommended six hours). Candidates complete an online COSHH risk assessment task. Tasks are marked by independent examiners. Results are issued within 20 working days and certificates follow by post within 10 working days.
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Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. The training takes the form of a full-day programme and the COSHH risk assessment task is online. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards.
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