Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  • Identify chemicals in the workplace
  • List procedures for chemical spill emergencies
  • Use equipment competently. Describe how to dispose of chemicals safely following clean-up
  • Follow precise decontamination procedures


Who should attend?

All relevant staff



1 Day


Maximum Number of Candidates 

12 Per Trainer


Course Content

  • Role of Emergency response team

  • Review of chemical classifications and hazard labelling

  • Spill activation procedures and response priorities

  • Review of Personal Protective Equipment and clean-up materials

  • Hands-on familiarisation with equipment

  • Personal Protective Equipment donning exercises

  • Review of simple chemical identification tests

  • Practical chemical identification exercise

  • Spill clean-up and waste disposal procedures, e.g. acids and solvents

  • Student classroom exercise

  • Decontamination procedures

  • Practical chemical spill exercises

  • Written and practical examination



National Safety Centre Certificate of Attendance 



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