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CHEMICAL HANDLING SAFETY AWARENESS

CHEMICAL HANDLING SAFETY AWARENESS

This course is intended to educate students on the occupational, industrial, and environmental hazards associated with hazardous materials and chemicals. Chemical spills, fires, and explosions are included because they all include chemical compounds. In addition, the training will provide knowledge on the nature of hazardous materials and chemicals, as well as assist participants in reducing or eliminating potential exposure to hazardous materials and chemicals at work.

 

DESCRIPTION:

Chemical Handling is a comprehensive, one day course designed to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence who deal with hazardous chemicals in the field of manufacturing, packing, shipping, logistics and warehousing etc.

INTENDED FOR:

Line managers, Supervisors and persons handling hazardous chemicals.

AIMS / OBJECTIVES:

Course is designed for staff members who are appointed as Manager, Supervisors and Workers involved in material handling, storing and using. Delegates will learn how they can manage the chemicals safely at their workplaces.

  • Describe the main types of chemical with GHS & CHIP standards
  • Read and follow MSDS and Labels
  • Identify hazardous substances
  • Respond safely to a spillage and emergency
  • Safely don and set up self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA, Escape Unit)

COURSE CONTENTS:

  • Introduction
  • Chemicals In The Workplace
  • Employer’s Responsibility
  • Employee’s Responsibility
  • The Hazards and its effects
  • The Learning
    o Package Labels
    o MSDS / SDS
  • The Prevention
    o Safe Handling & Storage
    o Personal Protection
    o Physical & Chemical Properties
    o Fire Fighting Measures
    o Exposure Controls
    o Toxicological Information
    o Ecological Information
    o Disposal Consideration
    o Transport Information
  • Course Evaluation

LEARNING METHODOLOGY:

There will be a dynamic blend of the following:

  • Facilitator-led Presentations (In person)
  • Syndicate/Group Work
  • Individual Action Plans
  • Skill Building Exercises
  • Application Activities & Role Plays

DURATION:

ONE DAY

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:

Practical and theoretical assessment to evaluate the familiarity of the candidates with the requirements/ procedures.

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