Chemical Handling

Hazardous Substance Safety in the Workplace Course

This course covers the requirements of staff who need to deal with substance safety, especially chemicals in the work environment.

We delver and assess NZQA unit standards 11961 Handle and store hazardous substances in the workplace and 21467 Store and handle workplace chemicals

Course Outline

  • Chemical Risks
  • Safe Practices
  • Decanting
  • Storage
  • Chemical Labeling
  • Warning Signs
  • Terminology
  • Spill Control
  • Clean Up
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hygiene

We also deliver and assess the following hazardous substance units:

31290 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe management and potential adverse effects of hazardous substances in the workplace

31291 Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances relevant to Certified Handlers 
(we offer this course in relation to chlorine)

31293 Demonstrate safe handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances in the workplace
(we offer this course in relation to ammonia and to petroleum)

For further information please follow this link to Worksafe NZ