The course focuses on:
- Knowledge of hazardous substances including legislation requirements.
- Properties and effects of hazardous substances.
- Technical vocabulary.
- Interpreting product specific information.
- Documentation for hazardous substances including inventories and safety data sheets.
- Storage, separation, segregation, tracking, handling and disposal.
- Emergency management and preparation.
- Understanding potential adverse effects of hazardous substances to people and the environment.
- Spill response.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of classifying hazardous substances.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the potential adverse effects of hazardous sub- stances substances on the body and environment, types of exposure monitoring, and treatment options.
- Demonstrate knowledge of safe storage, tracking requirements, handling, and disposal of hazardous substances.
- Describe response to uncontrolled re- lease of hazardous substances.
- Interpret health and safety information for safe handling, storage, and disposal of a hazardous substance.
- Demonstrate safe storage, handling, and disposal of a hazardous substance in the workplace.
- Demonstrate response to uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance.
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.
Items to bring
- Photo ID.
- Comfortable clothing suitable for participating in practical exercises.
- Covered-in footwear.