Hazardous Substances in the Workplace
A hazardous substance is any substance that is explosive, flammable, toxic, or anything that has the ability to oxidise or corrode. Such substances can have more than one hazardous property. A good example would be petrol, which is both flammable and toxic.
Who Should Attend
This course will teach you how to identify and explain symbols, labelling, properties, and effects on people or property associated with hazardous substances. You will also be exposed to material safety data sheets.
The topic of organisational and legislative requirements concerning hazardous materials is also included in the course material. You will gain an understanding of actions that must be taken when dealing with spillage or leakage.