Dangerous Goods Training

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Course Content

  • 1. Dangerous Goods Seminar
  • 2. Dangerous Goods Transportation
  • 3. Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • 4. Hazchem Handling

1.Dangerous Goods Seminar

  • Glossary of terms
  • The National Road Act of 1996
  • National road traffic regulations
  • Identification and classification of dangerous substances and goods
  • General procedures

Duration : 8 hours, 1 day

Target : All staff exposed to hazardous chemicals, drivers, workers and management thereof

Modules : 1 to 5

Description : Legislation, Chemical Classes & Hazards, Tremcards, Signs, PPE & PPC, Safe Transportation, Emergency Reaction, Safe Handling, etc

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993, National Road Traffic Act of 1996

Students : Minimum of 15 to a maximum of 30

2.Dangerous Goods Transportation

  • Glossary of terms
  • The National Road Act of 1996
  • National road traffic regulations
  • Identification and classification of dangerous substances and goods
  • General procedures

Duration : 8 hours, 1 day

Target : All staff exposed to hazardous chemicals, drivers, workers and management thereof

Modules : 1 to 5

Description : Legislation, Chemical Classes & Hazards, Tremcards, Signs, PPE & PPC, Safe Transportation, Emergency Reaction, Safe Handling, etc

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993, National Road Traffic Act of 1996

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15

3.Dangerous Goods Regulations

  • Definitions
  • Scope of application
  • Information and training
  • Duties of persons who may be exposed to hazardous chemical subs
  • Assessment of potential exposure
  • Air monitoring
  • Medical surveillance
  • Respirator zone
  • Records
  • Control of exposure to HCS
  • Personal protective equipment and facilities
  • Maintenance of control measures
  • Prohibitions
  • Labeling, packaging, transportation and storage
  • Disposal of hazardous chemical substances
  • The National Road Act of 1996
  • National road traffic regulations

Duration : 8 hours, 1 day

Target : All staff exposed to hazardous chemicals, drivers, workers and management thereof

Modules : 1 to 15

Description : Legislation, Chemical Classes & Hazards, Tremcards, Signs, PPE & PPC, Safe Transportation, Emergency Reaction, Safe Handling, etc

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993, National Road Traffic Act of 1996

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10

4.Hazchem Handling

  • Hazchem chemicals
  • Formula, chemical name & relative mol. mass
  • Physical properties
  • Fire & explosion hazard
  • Toxicity
  • First Aid
  • Special protection requirements
  • Spillage & leak procedures
  • Materials of construction
  • Handling & storage precautions
  • Hazchem information
  • Fire fighting

Duration : 8 hours, 1 day / 16 hours, 2 days

Target : All staff exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace

Modules : 1 to 12 / 1 to 15

Description : Legislation, Chemical Classes, Hazards, Safe Handling, Emergency Reaction, Toxicity etc

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10