This course provides students with the knowledge to be a competent person in the safe handling, storage, and disposal of workplace hazardous substances as well as an understanding of the potential adverse effects these substances pose to people, property and the environment.
Unit Standard: 31290 L4 C6 V1, 31293 L4 C3 V1
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
US31290 is conducted in a classroom environment and is theory based, US31293 is a hands on workplace practical component that involves an on job assignment.
Theory assessment which takes place when the student is ready. This include completion of an on job assignment signed off by a supervisor at the students workplace and returned within 90 days.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
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.