Chemical Safety & Safe Use of Pesticides Training

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  • Describe the different types of Chemicals and their uses
  • List the routes of entry of chemicals into the body
  • Identify health effects of chemicals
  • Identify warning symbols
  • Read relevant product warning labels
  • Legislative requirements related to safe chemical handling to prevent workplace accidents
  • Chemical hazards and their associated risks
  • Safe work practices and emergency procedures when handling chemicals


Aims of this Course:

  • Create a complete list of chemicals in your workplace
  • Know where the chemicals in your workplace are stored, the quantity, how you are using them, who is potentially exposed to them
  • Know the risks they pose
  • Ensure necessary controls are in place
  • Identify corrective actions to be taken where controls are lacking
  • How to use a knapsack sprayer
  • How to maintain a knapsack sprayer
  • How to check for damage to a knapsack sprayer
  • How to calculate dilutions
  • What is PPE and how to use it
  • All about Safety Data Sheets
  • Recognising a good spray day


Who should take this course?

People who work in:

  • Outdoor Maintenance
  • Indoor Maintenance
  • Cleaners
  • Farmers
  • Any person you is using chemicals in the workplace


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