Category Name > Energy & Environment

Overview

Chemical Laboratories and Chemicals Stores are areas of high Hazard. Reactive chemicals must be stored and handled appropriately to minimize the risk of fire, environmental contamination or injury to workers. This course is designed to appeal to people who are responsible for chemicals whether it is their storage or usage. It provides the necessary background information on what constitutes a chemical hazard and how to minimize the risk of accident. The course also provides information on risk assessment, the safe storage of chemicals, safe usage and chemical management. The best approach to the development of safe working with chemicals is to appoint someone to be responsible for chemical safety. One should note that most HSE officers have a very limited knowledge of chemical hazards and this course will provide the necessary knowledge for them.

Successful completion of this course will provide the attendees with:

 


Who should attend

Any company that works with chemicals should have a Chemical Safety Officer or laboratory Manager/ Lead Technician. All of these people should have excellent understanding of chemical hazards and their mitigation and be able to ensure workers comply with their advice and instructions. The following list of industries will need chemical management Officers:


Outline

The course can be split into modules each of which has an end of module test, followed by comprehensive final exam. The module headings are: