This course provides students who would benefit from an awareness of associated adverse effects of hazardous substances that may be on the site that they work, even if they do not directly use or handle hazardous substances.
For those that do use or handle hazardous substances this is the first step in training to become a person competent in the management and safe handling of hazardous substances.
Unit Standard: 31292 L3 C2 V1
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is conducted in a classroom environment and is theory based.
Recommended to have NZQA US 497 or Taranaki Passport Plus.
Theory assessment which takes place when the student is ready.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary.
Coming off the tools from the Fluid Transfer Industry where he headed the engineering department, Jack has worked across Australia and New Zealand honing his skills and knowledge. With a change in career, his passion for health and safety has become his focus, and he consults all over the country, particularly around Hazardous Substance compliance, permit to work systems, and safe work practices. Jack holds both a New Zealand Diploma and NEBOSH International qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety as well as Adult Education and Training.