Chemical Awareness Training

Safety Chemical Awareness

This Chemical Awareness Training course is designed to provide learners with the necessary information, regarding working with & using chemicals safely while at work.

Course Objectives.
On completion of this course, learners will be able to:
Identify health effects of chemicals.
List the routes of entry of chemicals into the body.
Be aware of the legislation surrounding the safe use of chemicals.
Identify the most appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
Identify the symbols & labels associated with chemicals.

Course Programme.
Legal overview – Employer & Employee duties.
Chemical Agent Regulations.
Routes of entry of chemicals into the body.
Warning Symbols & Labels.
Overview of control strategies in relation to the Handling of Chemicals.
Classification of Hazardous Substances – site specific information in relation to particular chemicals can be addressed in this section.

Who should attend: All employees who come into contact with chemicals in the workplace.
Duration ½ day.
Assessment, Certification GHSS Certificate of attendance.
Certificate Valid for 3yrs.
Max. No. of Trainees 12
Special requirements