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Chemical Awareness Online Training

COURSE INFO (MUK-112)
Duration
180 minutes
Category
Health & Safety, Hazardous Substances
Sector
Oil & Gas
Price
£58.33 exc. local taxes
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Description

Who is this course for?

This Chemical Awareness Online Training is suitable for personnel requiring an awareness or understanding of the hazards and controls associated with chemicals.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

This course aims to give an overview of the hazard and controls when working with chemicals.

How will this course benefit my company?

To ensure you have a common understanding of industry best practice when working with chemicals.

What standards are referred to in this course?

This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written according to industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

• Explain the purpose of chemical use in the offshore Oil and Gas Industry
• Give examples of the types of chemicals used in the offshore Oil and Gas Industry
• Explain how chemicals can enter the environment
• Identify the legislative requirements governing the use of chemicals
• Identify the type of chemical permit applications required for different operations
• Explain the COSHH regulations and their applicability to the Oil and Gas Industry
• Explain the legal obligations under COSHH for both employees and employers, and understand REACH regulations
• Describe your responsibilities when working with chemicals
• Give examples of how to ensure compliance with legislative requirements
• Explain the importance of systematic HSE and risk assessment
• Identify the factors that affect exposure to chemicals in the workplace
• Explain how to identify the hazards posed by a particular chemical
• Give an overview of the purpose of chemical classifying and labelling systems
• Define what is meant by ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
• Identify standard hazard symbols
• Describe hazard statements, precautionary statements and signal words
• Explain the purpose of Safety Data Sheets
• Describe the possible risks that may be encountered during gas testing of confined space
• Give an overview of the information that may be contained on a Safety Data Sheet
• Outline the role a Safety Data Sheet plays in the risk assessment process
• Identify that not all chemicals will have a Safety Data Sheet
• Describe what should be examined when assessing the risk of chemical exposure
• Identify the different ways that chemicals can enter the body
• Explain how different levels of exposure can impact on health
• Explain the requirements for workplace exposure limits (WELs)
• Describe what is meant by ‘compound effect’, ‘synergistic effect’ and ‘additive effect’
• Explain the importance of carrying out continuous health surveillance
• Explain the principles of, and steps involved in, the risk assessment process
• Explain that employers have a responsibility for completing risk assessments and that employees have a duty to follow risk assessment outcomes
• Recognise and explain risk assessment terminology
• Explain what should be considered when carrying out a chemical risk assessment
• Explain how to use a Risk Matrix to evaluate the level of risk
• Explain how to identify appropriate control measures based on the Hierarchy of Control
• Explain what is meant by ‘Initial Risk’ and ‘Residual Risk’
• Describe what to do if any residual risk remains too high
• Identify a typical risk assessment form
• Give an overview of the requirements of the risk assessment team
• Explain how to carry out a Personal Risk Assessment before each task and recognise its importance
• Explain the importance of Dynamic Risk Assessment
• Identify situations where ‘Stopping the Job’ may apply
• Explain the importance of communicating the outcomes of a Risk Assessment
• Describe the requirements for storage, handling and disposal of hazardous substances
• Explain the process for managing hazardous substances in the event of a spill
• Describe the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and identify the different types of PPE that may be required for different work tasks
• Describe the appropriate use of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) and identify the different types of RPE that may be required for different work tasks
• Describe the human respiratory system
• Describe the effects of oxygen depletion on the human body
• Identify different types of respirator filters
• Explain how to correctly dispose of chemicals after use
• Identify who is responsible for protective equipment
• Give an overview of the actions that should be taken in an emergency situation
• Explain how to carry out Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Explain how to carry out chest compressions on an adult
• Explain how to carry out mouth to mouth
• Describe how to put someone in the recovery position
• Identify the first aid measures that are required for different types of chemical injuries

Assessment

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones

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