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Health and Safety Course

This half-day Health and Safety course has been designed to meet the requirements of individuals looking to improve their knowledge of health and safety within the cleaning industry through BICSc best practice.


Candidates will learn the fundamentals of health and safety, including an understanding of COSHH, risk assessments and how to write Safe Systems of Work (SSOW).

About the course

To provide a working knowledge of the BICSc requirements with regard to:

  • SDS
  • Chemical risk assessment
  • Safe system of work – SSOW
  • Risk assessment

Course aims

To provide an understanding of the paperwork that is required for all BICSc training. Templates for COSHH and Risk Assessments will be provided on USB for candidates to take away with them.

Who is the course for?

Ideal for people who have responsibility for writing Risk and COSHH assessments.

It provides good underpinning knowledge for people who train to BICSc Cleaning Professionals Skills Suite (CPSS) standard.

Method of study

  • A Powerpoint presentation covering the paperwork that is required for Health and Safety compliance
  • Candidates will work through practical sessions developing their own COSHH and Risk Assessments

Learning outcomes

On completion of this workshop candidates will be able to:

  • Produce a COSHH assessment of a chosen chemical
  • Write a Risk Assessment for a given area and task
  • Understand a Safe System of Work
  • Understand the relevant areas of the SDS, with regard to COSHH


The candidate will be issued with a certificate of attendance upon completion of the workshop along with Handouts and USB.


We currently have the following dates available to book onto the Health and Safety course, which will take place at the BBS Training Centre in Northampton.

Course dates:


Next steps:

Following on from the Health and Safety course we are running an afternoon Control of Cross-contamination course.

The course will teach candidates the fundamentals of preventing a breakout before it starts, best practice in the event of a breakout and safe practice for operatives and others around the workplace.

For more dates or to discuss on-site training at your premises please contact:
BBS on +44 (0)1604 678712 or email