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Course Title:   Hazardous Material Handling

Description:   Participants to this training skill should be able to handle and store hazardous/dangerous goods in accordance with national and international statutory requirements and standards

Duration:             1 Day

Audience:            Employees working with Hazardous materials, SHEP Representatives & Supervisors

  • Identification and classification of hazardous substances and dangerous goods in accordance with statutory requirements. 

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    • The nine classes of hazardous substances and dangerous goods.
    • Groups of hazardous materials and risks they pose.
    • Potential effects of each of the nine classes.
  • Control and management of hazardous material. 

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    • Regulatory framework pertaining to the control and management of dangerous/hazardous materials.
    • Handling and storage of dangerous/hazardous materials.
    • Appropriate handling equipment.
    • Safe transportation of hazardous material.
    • Documentation required for the transportation of hazardous material as well compliance with authorities.
    • Appropriate storage facilities and securing techniques.
    • Potential hazards
    • Disposal of hazardous substances
  • Course Notes 

    Learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

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    • Identifying and classifying hazardous substances and dangerous goods in accordance with statutory requirements as well as applying the statutory requirements relevant to the control and management of hazardous material