Dangerous Goods Training

Dangerous Goods (Hazchem) Handling (Unit Standard 115093)

Course contents

Chapter 1

  • Regulations for Hazardous Chemicals
  • Key Responsibilities
  • Good Stores
  • Warehouse Controller
  • Warehouse Technology
  • Warehouse Racking
  • Warehouse Block Storage
  • Use of Fork-trucks
  • Use of Pallets

Chapter 2

  • Use of Pallets
  • Injuries arising from manual handling
  • Exposure to HCS
  • Mixed Exposures

Chapter 3

  • Mixed Exposures
  • Duties of persons exposed to HCS
  • Assessment of possible exposure
  • Monitoring exposure
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Handling HCS
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Facilities
  • Prohibitions

Chapter 4

  • Environmental Policies
  • Legislation
  • Lighting
  • Rehabilitation of a Spill Sight

Chapter 5

  • Handling of HCS
  • Stress on the Employee
  • Physical Activities
  • Risk Factors
  • Heavy Dynamic Exertion

Chapter 6

  • Basic Tools in Manual Handling
  • Pumps
  • Containers
  • Basic Tools

Chapter 7

  • Emergency Procedures
  • Chemical Fires
  • State of Readiness
  • Fire Routine Drills
  • First-aid

Dangerous Goods (Hazchem) Transportation (Unit Standard 123259)

Course Contents

  1. Training Programme Introduction
  2. Introduction to Conveying Dangerous Goods
  3. Dangerous Goods Classification, Exempt Quantities and Compatibility
  4. Placarding and Documentation
  5. Emergency Response Procedures and Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Drivers Duties, Documentation and Behaviour
  7. Loading and Off-Loading Dangerous Goods
  8. Vehicle Stability
  9. Fire Fighting