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Workplace Health & Safety


To develop a better understanding and knowledge in the skills of handling hazardous and dangerous goods.

Who is this course suitable for?

Currently employed company operators who wish to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

Duration:  One 3 hour session.

May be held on a Saturday to suit client requirements.


  • Terms used to categorise chemicals and dangerous goods
  • Sources of hazard information
  • Common information sources
  • Hazardous Chemical Code System
  • Material safety data sheets
  • HAZCHEM Emergency Action Code
  • HAZCHEM code for a mixed load
  • Dangerous goods signage
  • Understanding safe work practices
  • Other safety aspects
  • Reporting and evacuation procedures
  • Identifying fire fighting equipment
  • Compatibility and segregation
  • Storage considerations
  • Risk assessment of load relocation
  • Common manual material handling hazards
  • Safe methods for manual materials
  • Manual handling aids and equipment
  • Planning load relocation
  • Load relocation

Trainer/Participant Ratio

1:8 (maximum) Trainer/Participant.

Smaller groups if required.


All participants will be assessed on their basic understanding of each area covered. An assessment report will be issued to each participant and to the employer. Also includes a Certificate of Attainment.


$380 plus $100 per person