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Chemicals


Course aim

*   To provide basic information and areas of responsibility
     for health, safety and the environment
*   To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk
     assessment and effects on individuals and the employer
*   To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce
     accidents.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge
to:
•   Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by
    successfully completing each assessment paper
•   Appreciate how they personally can influence good
    standards within health, safety & the environment
•   Understand the value of risk assessment and have
    the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic
    assessment is required
•   Understand the common hazards associated with work.

MODULE 1 – Chemicals

•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Use of Material Safety Data Sheets
•   Safety Information, Labels
•   Storage
•   Transport
•   Emergency Response Procedures.

MODULE 2 – Hazard Identification, Job Safety
Analysis and Risk Assessment

•   Importance of JSAs and Risk Assessments
•   Hazard Identification
•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Job Safety Analysis
•   Risk Assessments.

MODULE 3 – Inspection

•   Importance and Concept
•   Competent Personnel.

MODULE 4 – Preventative Maintenance

•   Importance and Concept
•   Competent Personnel.

MODULE 5 – Safe Systems of Work

•   Permit to Work System
•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Importance and Concept
•   Competent Personnel.

MODULE 6 – Fire Safety

•   Importance and Concept
•   Prevention
•   Preparedness
•   Inspection of Fire Extinguishers and other Emergency
    Response Equipment.

MODULE 7 - Emergency Response

•   Chemical Exposure
•   Fire Response
•   Use of Fire Extinguishers
•   Emergency Response Procedures
•   Use of SCBAs
•   Emergency Rescue ?
•   Minor First Aid.

MODULE 8 – Personal Protective Equipment

•   Types of PPE
•   Selection of PPE
•   Use of PPE.

MODULE 9 – Environmental Aspects and Impacts

•   Waste Management
•   Environmental Impacts
•   Environmental Mitigation Measures.

MODULE 10 – Documentation Control

•   Proper Maintenance of Documentation.


Safety Pass Alliance Trinidad and Tobago (SPATT) Limited aims to work with employers, employees, contractors, employer associations, trade unions, stakeholders and other relevant bodies to design and develop training programmes tailored to suit each sector.

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