Hazardous Chemical Handling


In the workplace, health and safety regulations are paramount to the well-being of the employees and the employer.

Hazardous Chemical Handling Course

Hazardous Chemicals Handling


This training is to provide skills and knowledge required to work safely in environments which involve the transport, storage, use and disposal of chemicals. To identify the hazards, and explain the controls necessary to be safe when working with chemicals.


The objective of the course is to equip the participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to assess the hazards presented by the use of chemicals in their workplace and to be able to identify the controls required.

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3

Language of Delivery


Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.

Training & Evaluation

  • Training on a 50% theoretical and 50% practical basis.
  • Evaluation on at least 30% theoretical and 50% practical basis.

Who should attend?

This is intended for those who need to widen their knowledge of chemical handling safety, persons:

  • who handle chemicals
  • who have to decide on measures where chemical information is needed
  • safety representatives needing information on a specific substance
  • or factory inspectors, who manage and educate others in the handling and use of hazardous substances


1 Day


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • SAIOSH Accredited (2 CPD credits/points)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
  • Certificate: Recognised by the Department of Labour & SAIOSH Accredited
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 2 years from date of issue

Course outline