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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 2018 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 participate?

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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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How do we train and support you?

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In-House Courses 
For In-House courses, the tutor will contact you in advance to discuss the course programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically for your organisation.

Course Manual      
Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

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This programme is available In-House

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