Chemical Risk Assessment

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Regulation 4 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Chemical Agents) Regulations, 2001, S.I. No.619 of 2001 requires the determination and assessment of the risk of hazardous chemical agents. This one-day course will be of interest to personnel w... Read More

Regulation 4 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Chemical Agents) Regulations, 2001, S.I. No.619 of 2001 requires the determination and assessment of the risk of hazardous chemical agents.

This one-day course will be of interest to personnel who are responsible for carrying out risk assessments on chemicals.

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What's covered?

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  • The key role of risk assessment in a health and safety management programme
  • The risk assessment process
  • Information on hazardous materials for risk assessments e.g.:
  • Hazardous properties
  • Supplier information
  • Duration of exposure
  • Circumstances of work
  • Occupational exposure
  • Preventive measures
  • Maintenance and Accidental Release
  • Finding information in Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and other documentation for completing risk assessments
  • Impact of chemicals on health
  • Health and Safety legislation
  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005
  • General Application Regulations, 2007
  • Chemical Agents Regulations, 2001 and 2016 Code of Practice
  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (Carcinogens) Regulations 2001
  • REACH Regulation 1907/2006/EC
  • CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC

An integral part of the course will be a practical risk assessment of hazardous materials, which will be carried out by participants and assessed by the tutor.

Who should attend?

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This course is suitable for staff in a company who may be responsible for hazard identification and risk assessment of chemicals and also those involved in chemical handling, storage and disposal.

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Gather and evaluate critical information about chemicals and their properties
  • Identify hazards associated with the use of chemicals
  • Identify and analyse the risks associated with the use of chemicals
  • Have a basic understanding of health and safety legislation relating to the use of chemicals
  • Identify appropriate controls to progressively reduce risk to an acceptable level

Who are the tutors?

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Price
£420

(includes course documentation, lunch and refreshments)

Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House and on certain Public dates

Chemical Risk Assessment

Duration: 1 dayPublic Price: £420
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