Dangerous Goods Safety

Najma Training Consultancy

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AED 400

Duration: 5 Hours
Location: United Arab Emirates
Delivery: Onsite course

Dangerous goods are covered by separate legislation, focusing 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, oxidizing 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.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the training course delegates will be able to: 
✓ Identify dangerous goods
✓ Identify the classes of dangerous goods
✓ Identify the hazard/handling labels applicable to dangerous goods
✓ Identify potential hidden hazards in cargo
✓ Explain emergency procedures


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 a background knowledge.


Course Content:
✓ Introduction and Objectives
✓ Legislation, duties and responsibilities
✓ HSE and welfare at work regulations
✓ Types and classification of dangerous goods
✓ Substances in use at the workplace
✓ Risk assessment, hazard identification and control measures
✓ Exposure, routes of entry and exposure control
✓ GHS, requirements for labels and signs
✓ Hazardous material safe handling, storage
✓ Emergency Response

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