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Principles of Health and Safety Course

About the course

The course will 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?

This course is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for understanding COSHH and risk assessments including operatives, supervisors and managers.


Method of study

Use of PowerPoint presentations and group work.

Learning outcomes

On the completion of the workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Understand and produce COSHH assessments
  • Understand a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Prepare method statements for cleaning skills
  • Write a basic risk assessment for cleaning activities


Candidates on completion of the workshop receive a certificate for achievement and be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.


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


2020 Course dates:

  • To be confirmed


Next steps:

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