Working Safely with Hazardous Chemicals (Awareness Training) - 45 min
Welcome to the Working Safely With Hazardous Chemicals course. This course has been developed to provide the learner with an understanding of what hazardous chemicals are and how to identify them, their responsibilities and requirements to maintain safety in the workplace and the controls used to manage the risks presented by hazardous chemicals.
After completing this course, you will have an understanding of
- the effects of hazardous chemicals on the body
- how you can be exposed to hazardous chemicals
- your rights and responsibilities
- how to find information about hazardous chemicals, and
- methods of controlling hazardous chemicals.
This course has been reviewed by a recognised subject matter expert.
It has been designed to comply with best practice national health and safety standards. Terminology has been chosen for clarity and ease of comprehension across jurisdictions. For example, 'managers and supervisors' have been used to signify the broader term 'PCBU', while 'WHS' represents both work and occupational health and safety.
This training is not a substitute for professional legal advice. If you require further advice or information, please contact the health and safety regulator in your jurisdiction.
A Certificate of Completion is issued on successful completion of the course and you are required to get an 80% pass mark to be deemed as understanding the content. It is recommended that training is conducted every 2 years to stay refreshed.