SPA Module – COSHH

SPA Module – COSHH

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with COSHH

To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered

Learning Objectives

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

  • Understand what COSHH stands for
  • Identify the key causes of workplace accidents
  • List control measures – hierarchy of risk assessment
  • List the different types of PPE used (as a last resort)
  • Understand different exposure levels for substances


  • Risk assessment
  • Routes of entry
  • Warnings and labels
  • PPE
  • Health surveillance
  • Exposure levels
  • Duties

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding increase in the awareness of COSHH and control measures put in place