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Training

Chemical Safety Awareness including Spill Control

Overview

Where there are chemicals in the workplace, employers are required to provide training appropriate to employee’s duties. This training provides information for working safely with workplace chemicals.

 

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Course Objectives

At the end of this course, attendees will:

  • Be familiar with the legislation associated with the chemical safety and chemical labeling.
  • Know the routes of workplace exposure.
  • Be familiar with the health effects of workplace chemicals.
  • Be aware of chemical labelling and the classification of hazardous chemical.
  • Know the requirements for chemical agent risk assessments , chemical safety training and personal protective equipment.
  • Be familiar with safety data sheets
  • Be aware of the storage and segregation requirements associated with workplace chemicals
  • Know how to control chemical spills.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to chemicals
  • Legislation
  • Routes of entry
  • Health effects
  • Classification of hazardous chemicals
  • Chemical labelling
  • Global Harmonised System labelling (GHS)
  • Chemical types
  • Solvents
  • Safe use of chemicals
  • Chemical agent risk assessments
  • Chemical storage
  • Chemical segregation
  • Control of hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Spill control

Course Evaluation

Written Exam

Course Duration

1.5 hours

Certification

Certificate of Attendance. Valid for two years.

Trainer Competency

Qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor

Health and Safety Qualification

Chemical Safety Specialist

Seadna Morey
DGSA Advisor/Trainer

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