Hazardous Chemicals Training is designed for anyone who supervises, uses, stores and or handles Hazardous Chemicals (also known as Hazardous Substances and Dangerous Goods) in the workplace.
Participants will learn how to identify Hazardous Chemicals, the hazardous associated with them and possible controls. Via a series of short, hands on exercises and quick decision exercises, participants will learn how to read labels and Safety Data sheets so they know how to safely handle and store chemicals, as well as identify how to deal with typical chemical incidents.
Who should attend this course?
This training is designed for transport, warehousing, distribution and storage industry staff who handle hazardous chemicals and/or dangerous goods. It can be customised to suit other industries or workplace where handling of hazardous chemicals is undertaken.
Key topics – Hazardous Chemicals Training:
1. Identifying Hazardous Chemcials and their health effects
An overview of hey workplace requirements under Hazardous Chemicals legislation and codes of practice. How to identify Hazardous Chemicals and understanding their health effects.
2. Reading labels, Hazardous Chemical Registers and Safety Data Sheets
Understanding labelling, safety data sheets and Hazardous Chemical Registers.
3. Identifying chemical related hazards and implementing suitable controls
How to identify and manage Hazardous Chemical risks and effective controls.
4. Correctly storing and handling Hazardous Chemicals (including PPE requirements)
Overview of storage requirements, including maximum volumes, compatibility and signage requirements. How to know what Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to wear.
5. Dealing with chemical emergencies
Types of chemical emergencies and how to deal with them, including an overview of emergency equipment, including spill kits and fire fighting equipment (FFE).
How is course content covered?
Hazardous chemicals training is conducted face to face in a classroom environment. The maximum class size is 15 participants.
Where are courses delivered?
On site at your business location anywhere across Australia. Our trainers are located in Sydney and can travel to Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra and any country location.
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Handle Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances TLID2003.
What our clients say:
“Very efficient and well versed on the subject as usual!! Great job!”
Cass Pie, TOGA Constructions
“The trainer made the subject really interesting, dozing off never crossed my mind!”
R. Holmes, Givaudan