Managing hazardous substances

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)

Course Overview

This awareness course will give participants an understanding of the risks involved when managing hazardous substances. Managing Hazardous Substances training teaches you how to identify hazardous substances at the workplace and the typical control measures that you need to implement to manage these risks. Your ability to identify Hazardous Substances and following the correct safety procedures will reduce potential risks and hazards.

This course would be suitable for persons who control and manage chemicals at the workplace, wants to be recognized as “competent persons” for the control of hazardous substances at the workplace as defined in legislature, who are licence holders for import, possess, sell or offer for sale of hazardous substances and permit holders for using, keeping or having in possession, or controlling hazardous substances.

Course Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances
  • Common Hazards
  • The Hierarchy of Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Storage and Disposal
  • Emergency Response
  • Summary

Course Outline

  • Course Introduction
  • Understanding Hazardous Substances
  • Analyse HSE Hazards and Risks due to Hazardous Substances
  • Fundamentals of Occupational Toxicology
  • Control Approaches for Hazardous Substances
  • Relevant Information for Hazardous Substance Control
  • Control Measures for Hazardous Substances
  • Principles of Hierarchy of Control
  • Understanding of Ventilation Systems, Containment Systems and Administrative Control
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Legal and Other Requirements Applicable to Hazardous Substance
  • Hazardous Chemical Management Programme
  • Types of Licensing Control
  • Managing the Risks due to Hazardous Substances
  • Good Risk Management Practices
Study Online


1 Week Face to Face Classes


2 Week Face to Face Classes


Course Features
  • 8 Weeks Online
  • 1-2 Weeks Classes
  • Certified

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