Working with Industrial Chemicals

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* IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION *

To ensure the safety of our staff and clients, participants will be required to have their temperature tested, check-in using our QR code and sanitise upon entry to our premises. Masks are mandatory and must be worn whilst on our premises in line with the Public Health Order. Should you not be able to meet these requirements, please contact our office before booking. 

We kindly ask that anyone who has been identified as a close contact in the 7 days prior to the training, is awaiting COVID-19 test results or is feeling unwell in any way to please not attend our premises.

DESCRIPTION

This program covers the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), personal protective clothing (PPC), identifying the particular hazards and emergency procedures, and observing safe working practices associated with the handling and transportation of dangerous goods. This program may be applied to a workplace where materials and chemicals that are subject to codes and regulations are stored and used.

This program includes the application of current State/Territory WHS legislation, standards, codes of practice, and the hierarchy of hazard control measures with elimination, substitution, isolation and engineering control measures being selected before safe work practices and PPE / PPC. 

APPLICATION

This aim of this program is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to observe safe working practices associated with the handling and working with dangerous good and hazardous substances. This program may be applied to a workplace where materials and chemicals that are subject to codes and regulations are stored and used.  

DURATION

  • 1 day

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

The program is aligned to meet the following units of competency:

  • MEM13003 Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

COURSE CONTENT

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and operational requirements
  • Manual handling
  • Legislation
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • Incident reporting in a dangerous good context
  • Risk management
  • Communicating with others
  • Situation reporting
  • Response to a low level HAZMAT incident
  • Signage, labels, placards and MSDS
  • Fire Science Fundamentals
  • Emergency procedures
  • Observing safe work practices
  • Controlling & containing spillages

PRE-REQUISITES

This program has formal prerequisites. 

MEM11011 Undertake Manual Handling 

MEM13015 Work Effectively in Manufacturing and Engineering 

MEM16006 Organise and Communicate Information 

Note program can be contextualised to include prerequisites as required.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is conducted by Risk Response + Rescue using evidence of skills and knowledge obtained throughout the program.

CERTIFICATION

A Statement of Attainment listing individual units of competency will be issued to participants upon successful completion.

MAX COURSE SIZE

16 participants

COMPLIANCE

  • AS 1216-2006 Class labels for dangerous goods
  • AS 2931-1999 Selection and use of emergency procedure guides for the transport of dangerous goods
  • AS/NZS 3833:2007 The storage and handling of mixed classes of dangerous goods, in packages and intermediate bulk containers
  • AS/NZS 5026:2012 The storage and handling of Class 4 dangerous goods
  • AS/NZS 4681:2000 The storage and handling of Class 9 (miscellaneous) dangerous goods and articles
  • SAA/SNZ HB 76:2010 Dangerous Goods - Initial Emergency Response Guide

COURSE MATERIAL

Each participant will receive a learner resource kit.