COSHH for Managers and Supervisors


COSHH risks from hazardous substances will be present to varying extents in every workplace, no matter what industry or number of employees.

Whilst these risks and potential consequences will range in severity, managers and supervisors need to understand their responsibilities towards COSHH health and safety in the workplace.

The course will also cover what is hazardous to health and discuss why safety should be managed proactively rather than reactively. Delegates will be briefed on the importance for procedure and implementation of a programme for the control and assessment of substances hazardous to health within their organisation.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at those people with responsibility for the health and safety of their employees and others who may be exposed to hazardous substances; basically supervisors and managers who will deal with chemical and harmful/hazardous substances (COSHH) as part of their responsibility.

The focus of this course will be on the management action required to ensure the safe use of COSHH substances.

Course Content

  • The COSHH regulations and principles
  • The ways in which hazardous substances can harm health and how they enter the body
  • How to define and monitor exposure limits
  • Conducting a COSHH risk assessment and implementing controls
  • The importance and structure of Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Practical control measures
  • How to compile and maintain the necessary records

Course Material

Each delegate will be issued with a workbook to assist them both during and after the course which will contain information, guidance and forms to assist supervisors and managers.

The course is designed to be interactive, allowing delegates the opportunity to develop their skills with the support of the course tutor.

Course Tutor

Our health and safety course tutors are qualified and experienced professionals with an appropriate background in this topic.

All course tutors are experienced in delivering engaging health and safety training, and hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Course Duration

This course is delivered over one day.


Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.

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This course is primarily delivered in-house at your premises. The course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.

For more information please call 0115 984 9940 or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements by clicking the button below.

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