Course

(CHAS) Chemical Handling Awareness for Supervisors course

Duration

Eight (8) hours

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The program designed to provide PDO and Contractor staff with an awareness of, and the knowledge to control, the potential safety and health hazards or environmental damage arising from the transport, storage, handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and by completion of the training delegates must understand the following;

  1. Describe and apply the procedures for approving of chemicals.
  2. Identify the class of a hazardous chemical by recognizing signs, symbols and labels.
    Describe the safety, Health and environmental hazards of commonly occurring hazardous chemicals.
  3. Describe and apply the procedures for approving of chemicals.
  4. Apply safety handling date in SHOC system.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

PDO & Contractor supervisors who are responsible for operations pr processes involving chemicals

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  1. Legislative responsibilities (Royal Decree No. 46/95 Issuing the Law of Handling and Use of Chemicals)
  2. Control strategies in relation to the handling of chemicals/ Transport/ Storage and Segregation
  3. Classification of Chemical Substances and Preparations
    Material safety data sheets (MSDSs) – SHOC / PDO procedures for approving of chemicals.
  4. Personal Protective Equipment
  5. Overview of Safe Systems of Work, including “Permit to Work” and “Hot Work” permits

ACCREDITATION

PDO Petroleum Development Oman