Chemical Handling, Control and Spill Response

Course Code: OM.5
Dates for this course:

13 – 14 February 2017
10 – 11 April 2017
21 – 22 August 2017
18 – 19 December 2017

Subject: Chemical Handling, Control and Spill Response
Course Fee:MYR 2,500

Who Should Attend?

  • Safety, Health and Environment Managers/ Executives
  • Production, factory and Quality Control personnel/managers
  • Operations Executives
  • Supervisors & Line leaders
  • Safety & Health Committee members/SSS/SHO
  • All personnel managing or handling chemicals directly or indirectly
  • ISO 14001 and/ or OHSAS 18001 Internal Audit Committee members
  • Waste Management Contractors / Laboratory workers

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Chemical Safety
  • Understand the Chemical Emergency Response Plan / Procedures
  • Add value to the in house Emergency Response Plan
  • Understand the various type of chemical Hazards and Effects
  • Understand the dos and don’ts when hazardous chemical spills
  • Develop practical skills to deal with emergency situations arising from chemical spills.
  • Develop a preventive approach to establish safe job procedures

Course Content

Environment, Health & Safety Law
  • Environment Quality Act 1974
  • Factories & Machinery Act 1967
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act 1994
Chemical At Workplace
a. This module explains the classification and labeling of chemicals at the work area
b. Identify the chemicals used at the respective work area
  • Basic Concept, Definition of Chemicals
  • Understanding Chemical Safety Data Sheet
  • Health effects, Hazardous effects of chemical
  • Understanding the "Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health” Regulations 2000.
  • Chemical safety and roles and responsibilities of response team and individuals
Intro To Health Hazards Due To Chemical Exposure
  • Benefits and adverse effects of chemicals
  • Basic terms used frequently in chemical safety
  • Factors that intensify workplace hazards associated with chemicals
Chemical Management (Cradle To Grave Concept)
  • Receiving, Storage and Transfer of Chemicals
  • Steps to handle a chemical spillage
  • Methods of mitigation
  • Spill & leakage procedure
  • Fire/ Explosion and Fire Fighting
Airborne Contaminant Monitoring And Surveillance
  • The legal requirement of air and other chemicals monitoring
  • Chemical Hazard Risk Assessor to carry out the air monitoring program
  • Necessity of Worker Training Program – monitoring and health surveillance
The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The purpose & Types of PPE
  • Inspecting PPE
  • Why important of PPE
Disposal Of Chemical Spills – Waste Management
  • Step to dispose the chemicals spills as schedule waste
  • Proper storage and disposal of the waste

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