Chemical Safety

Safe Handling Chemicals

 

Any single exposure to hazardous chemicals can be life-threatening. Hazardous Chemicals can be unpredictable, unstable, and dangerous when handled unsafely. Especially if you work with them regularly – it’s very easy to get complacent. (Yes I’ve seen someone who should know better blow off his thumb-nail with elemental Sodium!)

Chemical Safety

Don’t get injured, get educated. By the end of this course you could be able to:

  • Explain what a chemical is and potential for an exposure risk
  • Explain your responsibility for preventing incidents
  • Recognize hazardous chemicals as classified by the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and sort them into their respective categories (previously known as WHMIS)
  • List conditions that may present an exposure risk,
    • possible routes of exposure,
    • factors that influence an individual’s reaction
  • Identify who is responsible for evaluating chemical hazards and how the result of the evaluation is communicated to the end user
  • Demonstrate safe transport, storage, and disposal practices for hazardous chemicals
  • Describe the procedures for detecting and reacting to potential chemical exposure
  • Identify how to prepare for a chemical related accident
  • Describe the actions to be taken should a chemical related accident occur

Chemical Safety – Course Contents

  • Recognising Hazardous Chemicals
  • Characteristics of Hazardous Chemicals
  • Hazard Identification
  • Factors which influence your risk
  • Safe Handling
  • Steps to ‘Detect and Protect’
  • What to do if/when an accident occurs

Chemical Safety Regulations

Naturally if you work with chemicals regularly you know there are lots of regulations involved and with good reason. Here’s a full list of the regulations this course helps you meet. Including but not limited to

  • OSHA Section 1910.1450, “Occupational Exposures to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories,”
    • Generally known as the “Lab Standard”
  • Subpart Z of above (Toxic and Hazardous Substances)
  • Other parts of 1910 dealing with PPE, Emergency Action Plans, etc.

Chemical Safety Course Details

This 45 minute course includes regular quiz sections to help you achieve the 80% passing grade. If you don’t hit it first time, there are two re-takes included in the price. Once done, a certificate of completion will be ready for you to download and print.

You’re worth $69.95

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