Chemical Awareness Training
Chemical Awareness Training Course
he course is designed to meet the requirements for employee safety under the:
- Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the
- Chemicals Act 2008.
Participants will be trained in:
- safe working practices with chemicals and
- work methods to implement in the event of a chemical spillage.
On completion they should be able to identify:
- physical health hazards associated when dealing with chemicals and
- the importance of using MSDS (material safety data sheets).
- P.E gear required while using a particular chemical.
On completion they will have knowledge of:
- Legislation & employer / employee duties
- Classification of hazards when handling chemicals
- Warning symbols & relevant warning labels
- Contact with chemicals in the workplace
- Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
- Route of entry of chemicals
- System of work, permit to work & Hit works permit
- What to do in the event of a spillage, safe methods for clean-up of spillages to protect members of staff and the environment.
- Hazardous Chemicals Code
- ADR / RID KEMLAR Codes
- Hazards ID Numbers
- ID Signs
- Action to be taken in the event of a Chemical Spill
- Plan of Action
- Emergency Procedures
- ID of Company Chemicals
- Categories of Chemical Handling & Spillage
The course duration is ½ – 1 day depending on requirements and will be delivered at a chosen location
The number of learners attending is limited from a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 20 persons. For larger groups, please arrange multiple group bookings with Sheqnetwork