Dangerous goods are covered by separate legislation, focus on controlling the different risks associated with. Many hazardous substances are also classified as dangerous goods.
While dangerous goods also pose a risk to the workforce, where they differ from hazardous substances is that they can have an immediate physical and/or chemical effect on people and the surrounding environment. Dangerous goods are typically flammable, corrosive, explosive, toxic, spontaneously combustible, oxidising or water-reactive. These types of goods are widely used in industry, so it’s vital that they are stored, handled and transported safely.
This course provides an overview of dangerous goods. It covers all stages of dangerous goods, from recognition through to emergency situations.
Who should attend?
This course is designed to employees who deal with dangerous goods in their role. This would be particularly relevant for new employees or those who only need background knowledge.