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Hazardous Substances Awareness

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Hazardous substances are those that, following worker exposure, can have an adverse effect on health. Examples of hazardous substances include poisons, substances that cause burns or skin and eye irritation, and substances that may cause cancer. Many hazardous substances are also classified as dangerous goods.

A substance is deemed to be a hazardous substance if it meets the classification criteria specified in the Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1008(2004] (Approved Criteria).

OUTCOMES

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Recognise common hazardous substances
  • Use the Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS)
  • Understand the hazards arising from hazardous substances and control measures
  • Understand record keeping procedures, including  use of SDS
  • Conduct housekeeping activities
 

If you are successful you will receive a Statement of Attendance

DURATION
  • Half day (3.5 hours)
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • English reading, writing and speaking skills
 

READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE DECIDING IF YOU WANT TO BOOK ONTO THIS COURSE:

Civil Train SA Pre Enrolment Brochure

Hazardous Substance Awareness Course Information Brochure

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Course Dates

Currently we have no courses scheduled for this programme however we do have a waiting list. Please complete the form below to register your interest.

We are able to provide training for this programme to corporate clients. If you would like to make an inquiry or receive a quotation then please follow this link.

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