Chemical Handling

When it comes to handling and storing chemicals in the workplace your actions have a direct impact on you and the welfare of your colleagues and the wider community.

This course will demonstrate the responsibility of storing and handling chemicals correctly and the importance of integrating health and safety awareness in all aspects of your work.

Trainees will gain the knowledge of how to handle, use and store chemicals safely with confidence. You will know how to respond in the event of a chemical spill and the correct disposal methods.


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  • hazardous substances
  • Spill Response Kit Dalton Inter

Topics Covered:

  • Safety and Legislation
  • Workplace Chemicals
  • Identifying Chemicals
  • Signage
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Hazard Control
  • Risk Assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Storage
  • Load Handling, Shifting and Using
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Documentation
  • Spills

Group Size: Maximum 12 trainees

Location: Your workplace or suitable location

Duration: 8 hours

Relevant NZQA Unit Standards Available (if required):

21467: Store and handle workplace chemicals - Level 3, Credits 8

25048: Handle dangerous and hazardous goods in the workplace - Level 2, Credits 3 is also available if required.

Course Provisions:

  • Venue and travel can be arranged
  • Morning tea provided on request

If training is onsite, a site examination can be carried out by FETS prior to your training course to ensure course content is tailored for your unique working environment.

Contact Us to enquire about this course or call 0800 FETS 4 U.

Book This Course Call Today 0800 338 748