COSHH Assessment in Primary Care (Our Ref: G178)

Date(s) - Tue, 20th Sep '22
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Distance Learning or Online Course

Delivery Method:
Virtual via Zoom

COSHH Assessment in Primary Care

Duration Approx 2 Hours


A course specifically designed to provide Health and Safety advice and information, for those responsible for COSHH Assessment within their GP Surgery/Practice, Primary Care Network (PCN), Medical Centre, Dental Practice or other primary care setting. The course is suitable for Practice Managers, Assistant Practice Managers, Operations Managers, other Managers and Supervisors and other staff who either oversee or undertake COSHH Assessment.


Event Details

A virtual course run over zoom, delegates will require a PC, Laptop, Pad Device or smart phone with stable internet connection and working camera and microphone to be able to join this course.

Zoom Registration 0915

Training 0930-1130


Inclusive Offers

All delegates who attend the course will be offered the opportunity to forward a completed COSHH Assessment to the course tutor for review and feedback. Delegates will also be supplied with template forms to assist with the COSHH process



  • Health & Safety Law
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • The law and COSHH assessment
  • Substances covered by COSHH
  • Hazards and routes of exposure
  • The effects of hazardous substances
  • Regulations and labelling
  • Material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • The COSHH assessment process
  • Hierarchy of risk control
  • Occupational disease
  • Monitoring and health surveillance
  • Emergency planning
  • Options for health and safety advice and support.
  • Open forum (chance to share problems and issues and seek solutions)



    Gary Hepburn

    The course is led by Gary Hepburn. Gary set up Sirius Business Services Ltd (Sirius) at the end of 2000. Gary is a member of many professional bodies such as Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, International Institute of Risk and Safety Managers, Institute for Learning, Royal College of Nursing, Association of Healthcare Trainers, the Council for Professionals as Resuscitation Officers and the Institution of Fire Engineers. Gary has held several senior appointments in the NHS in Primary Care, Community Hospitals, Emergency Care and Mental Health.

    Gary’s has been an active first aider/medic since he first qualified as a Dive Medic over 30 years ago and has many years hands on experience in event medical services, medical repatriation and as a first responder for the NHS. He has also qualified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

    Gary has been a health, safety and security professional  in the fields of Atomic Energy, Facilities Management, Healthcare, Government, Commercial, Education and Charity sectors. Gary has led and developed training programmes and provided advice and consultancy for over 30 years. He has specialised in NHS/Primary Care for the last 20 years.



    £55 + VAT per delegate



    Please call 0800 999 3998 or email



    All those who attend the full session will be provided with a certificate of attendance.



    Prices exclude VAT

    Places available: 18 / 20


    Ticket Type Price Spaces
    COSHH Assessment in Primary Care 20 September 22 at 0930
    COSHH Assessment in Primary Care 20 September 22 at 0930

    Delegate 1 Details

    Registration Information

    Payment and Confirmation

    About Gary Hepburn

    Gary Hepburn is Managing Director of Sirius Business Services Ltd who are approved suppliers of the Practice Index and offer, Basic Life Support, AED and Anaphylaxis, Fire Safety and Health & Safety consultancy and training to GP Practices, Dental Practices and Private Hospitals. Visit their page on The Practice Index. Gary is happy to discuss any issues, or concerns Practice Managers may have with existing providers, or to give advice on how the standard of training can be checked, email him at or Telephone 01305 769969