What will I Learn?
Candidates will learn about;
Legal requirements relating to hazardous substances in the workplace:
- Employer duties
- Employee duties
- Consequences for non-compliance
- Communicating safety information
The different forms that hazardous substances can take.
Effects that may arise after exposure to hazardous substances.
The different routes that hazardous substances can enter the body.
How risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work
The five-steps process of risk assessment.
The control hierarchy in relation to the safe use, handling, transporting, storage, and disposal of substances hazardous to health
Information to refer to when identifying and using hazardous substances
Procedures for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances.