COSHH Training for Cleaners

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Official Course Title

  • Chemical Competence for Cleaners

What is COSHH Training for Cleaners?

The chemical agents used for cleaning can be hazardous, in particular if they are handled, stored or used improperly. Our online awareness level COSHH training for cleaners course provides helps to ensure your cleaners can work safely without risk to themselves or others. It covers key areas such as the hazards involved, safe measuring and dilution of chemicals, and disposal. Our online cleaning course supports compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 Regulations.

About Chemical Competence for Cleaners

Exposure to cleaning chemicals can result in poisoning if it enters the body, damage to the eyes or skin if contact occurs and lung damage if chemicals are inhaled. The consequences can range from mild irritation to incapacitation or death.

Our online chemical safety training programme provides cleaners with an understanding of how to reduce the risk of these hazards. It helps to maintain compliance, reduce liability and protect the health and safety of staff and anyone else that may be affected.

Why is COSHH Training for Cleaners Important?

Close contact with cleaning materials and agents is the leading cause of work-related dermatitis, according to the Health and Safety Executive. Chemical cleaning agents are also the second largest cause of occupational asthma.

Apart from asthma and dermatitis, chemical agents can cause serious allergic reactions, chemical burns, poisoning and explosions. Mishandling, misuse and improper storage drastically increase the chance of an accident occurring. Every employer has a legal duty to control for these hazards under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations and other general health and safety legislation.

Why Choose COSHH Training for Cleaners Training with Human Focus?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Discounts on volume purchases
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Improves awareness of risks of working with chemicals
  • Helps ensure chemicals are handled safely
  • Supports compliance with COSHH legislation

    What's Included in the COSHH Training for Cleaners Course?

    • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
    • Certificate on completion
    • Simple login & user access
    • The latest industry best practice

      Delivery Method

      Online / E-learning

      Course Duration

      25 Minutes

      Learning Outcomes

      • Identify what risk assessment for cleaning chemicals is and how it applies to cleaning tasks
      • Understand the importance of chemical labels
      • Learn proper hygiene practices, such as hand washing
      • Gain an understanding of the safe use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
      • Identify the hazards of mixing chemicals
      • Understand how to dilute chemicals correctly

      Course Content

      This online COSHH Training for Cleaners course comprises the following modules:

      • Equipment
      • Understanding COSHH
      • Washing Hands
      • Wearing Gloves
      • Rules for Safe Chemical Handling
      • The PH Scale
      • Chemical Dilution
      • Putting It All Into Action


        At the end of the online COSHH Training for Cleaners course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

        The end of course test is:

        • 100% online
        • Multiple choice
        • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


          The downloadable printable certificate is certified by CPD and will be issued instantly on course completion.

          The COSHH Training for Cleaners certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and the name of the approval body.

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          For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

          For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

          All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

          E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

          Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

          Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

          • Learning management system that delivers training on laptop, PC or mobile app
          • Automatically track all learning via online competency matrix
          • Combine all records in one place – upload offline certificates
          • Share training records via QR code training passport

          You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.

          Please note that course bookings can not be processed outside of normal working hours, over weekends or on bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

          Step 1

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          Step 2

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          Step 3

          You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

          Human Focus is a global leader in skilled behaviour change in the workplace.

          We assist clients in achieving world-class business performance by helping to build skills and change habits that keep workers safer, healthier and more productive.

          We were founded in 1992 and have grown over our 30 years of service to form close working partnerships with leading health and safety organisations, insurance companies and trade associations.

          Envico is working in partnership with Human Focus offering e-learning and is not accredited by or associated with any examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.