simplifying Health and Safety
Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

29th January, 2018

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simplifying Health and Safety

MBO Safety Services Limited                    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Course Overview

This course is designed for all those who have Health and Safety responsibilities within an organisation, whether as an employee, manager or supervisor.

Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.  We recommend that this course is renewed every 3 years.

Course duration
6 hours


  • Introduction – An overview of the course and discussion of attendees’ current level of knowledge.
  • UK Health and Safety Legislation – An outline of the key Health and Safety Regulations in particular those contained within the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 that companies in the UK need to comply with regarding COSHH.
  • The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP) – The responsibilities of suppliers as identified in CHIP regulations.
  • Recognition – How to recognise what is considered to be a hazardous substance under COSHH and what is not.  Understand the meaning of relevant warning symbols and the 3 different categories; liquid, solid and gaseous.
  • Requirements – The 8 steps to follow in order to comply with COSHH.
  • Risk – How to identify and mitigate or control risk.  How to carry out COSHH Risk Assessments and the importance of safety data sheets. Practical Exercise – Practical application of risk assessment to give attendees some valuable experience.
  • Effect – The effect hazardous substances can have on Health and Safety.
  • Duty – The duty of both the employer and the employee in relation to COSHH and the responsibilities of each.
  • Spillages – How to deal with spillages and disposal via appropriate waste streams.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – The use of suitable PPE.
  • Health Surveillance – What is health surveillance and how on is carried out.
  • Questions and Answers – Time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course plus course questionnaire to test attendees’ knowledge.

Our Services

MBO Safety Services Limited provides a range of services tailored to suit your business’s individual requirements. From personal consulting, to providing training courses, and bespoke policies and procedures, MBO Safety Services Limited invests the time to understand your business.

Tailored To You

MBO Safety Services Limited prides itself on quality, our consultants will work alongside you to create tailored policies and procedures which integrate seamlessly into your business.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.

Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Tailored to You

MBO Safety Services Limited aims to tailor its services to meet individual business requirements. Our consultants will work within your business to fully understand your needs before developing bespoke policies and procedures that integrate seamlessly with your existing management systems.

Personal Touch

MBO Safety Services Limited prides itself on providing a personal service to all our customers. We offer common sense advice that suits your business.

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  • Expert Legal Advice and Guidance
  • Full Health and Safety Audit including Policies and Procedures
  • Safety Inspection and Reports
  • Development of Health and Safety Documentation
  • Site Inspections
  • Competent Persons Contract Agreements
  • Development of Risk Assessments
  • Development of Training Records and Departmental Matrices
  • Accident Investigation
  • Control of Contractors including Pre Assessment Questionnaires
  • Help and Guidance with Certification to Safe Contractor and CHAS
  • Construction Phase Health and Safety Plans