Course

(CHA) Chemical Hazard Awareness

Duration

3 Hours

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The course designed to be able to control, the potential safety and health hazards or environmental damage arising from the transport, storage, handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals.

By completion of the course all delegates must be aware of the following;

  1. Classification, labeling and marking  of Chemical Substances and Preparations
  2. Routes of Entry into the body.
  3. Material Safety Data Sheets/SHOC/TREM cards
  4. Safe systems of work & Personal Protective Equipment
  5. Transport,  Use, Storage, and Disposal of hazardous substances
  6. Legislative responsibilities (Royal Decree No. 46/95 Issuing the Law of Handling and Use of Chemicals)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Non-supervisory PDO & Contractor Drivers & Operational staff who are required to handle or transport hazardous chemicals as part of their work.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  1. Identify the hazardous chemical class from signs, symbols and labels.
  2. Describe the safety, Health and environmental hazards of commonly occurring hazardous chemicals.
  3. Apply safety handling data in the SHOC system.

ACCREDITATION

PDO Petroleum Development Oman