Please be advised that this course is run as an incompany course only. The price shown is inclusive of the registration and certification fees and is based on a maximum of 10 delegates attending the course. Trainer travel has not been included as this will vary depending on the distance that the trainer is required to travel to deliver the course. The price will also vary depending on the number of delegates attending the course. Your final price will be calculated upon enquiry.
Aims This one day programme aims to give delegates an appreciation of the hazards present when working with substances hazardous to health and the actions necessary to reduce personal risk.
Objectives At the end of the programme each delegate should be able to: Identify substances hazardous to health in use in their workplace Describe the main forms of chemical attack on the body and the main routes of entry to absorbing areas Explain the relevance of exposure limits Outline control strategies for hazardous substances, biological agents and carcinogens Make proper use of controls provided by their employer State the limitations of personal protective equipment
Programme content Introduction to regulations and their purpose Definitions of hazardous substances. Classification of substances. Solids, liquids, dust, fume, vapour and gas Suppliers' responsibilities and provision and purpose of data sheets Route of entry of substances and significance of physical form of substance Personal/individual differences Acute/chronic effects - local and systemic Ill health effects Consider each target organ, use general examples of cause and effect Carcinogens get a special treatment along with biological agents Body defence mechanisms against chemicals and biological agents Exposure limits and the relevance of 'sk' and 'sen' notations General review of control options. Safe person/safe place issues Main principles of dilution ventilation, main principles of local exhaust ventilation Legal requirements for PPE. Selection criteria and problems in use Monitoring strategies and main methods of monitoring for dust, gas and vapour Health surveillance
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.