Best practice in chemical risk assessment and management training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 15 May 2017, 06 October 2017

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Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will be able to do the following in their workplace:
  • Understand legal obligations in relation to hazardous chemicals and actions needed to meet these,
  • Understand hazardous chemical dangers, correct labelling & Safety Data Sheets (SDS),
  • Gather and evaluate information about properties and hazards of chemicals,
  • Perform chemical risk assessments in a competent manner,
  • Determine and prioritise best practice control measures to reduce risk,
  • Identify appropriate information for training employees,
  • Determine when health surveillance is required,
  • Plan for chemical-related emergencies,
  • Source additional information about chemicals and their safe management.

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Course programme

  • General (background) and chemical-related health and safety legislation including CLP & REACH,
  • Classification of hazardous chemicals,
  • Chemical accident case studies,
  • Type and impact of health & environmental effects and safe working levels (SWLs),
  • Hazard identification & chemical risk assessment,
  • Sourcing information (use of SDS and other data sources),
  • Principles of risk reduction,
  • Exposure scenarios, basics of chemical monitoring & health surveillance,
  • Pro-active risk assessment, review and management of change,
  • Safe chemical handling and storage,
  • Emergency and spill response planning,
  • Information, instruction and training needs for employees,
  • Drafting a chemical management programme.

Case studies, discussions and interactive, problem-based individual and group training exercises are used to reinforce delegates’ learning.

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Who should attend

This course is suitable for anyone involved with chemicals policy, chemical management and chemical risk assessment and also any involved in chemical handling, storage and transport including line managers, supervisors, EHS, quality and EHS professionals and auditors and general staff.

 

Course brochure: Best practice in chemical risk assessment and management

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Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us

 

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