Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace - Training Course

2‑hour course for managers, supervisors, Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), and employees

This course can be delivered on-site at your premises or at one of our training facilities.

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Course outline

Managing the risks associated with chemicals is a duty which is placed on all businesses in South Australia who use, store or handle hazardous chemicals.

This course examines the hazards and risks associated with chemicals and the Globally Harmonised System for the classification and labelling of hazardous chemicals.

Understanding when your workplace must have (and how to interpret) Safety Data Sheets together with how chemicals can enter the body, and what we must do to ensure that as far as reasonably practicable we comply with our duties under the WHS Act 2012 and WHS Regulations 2012 is also explored. 

Topics covered

  • Understand hazards and risks when working with chemicals
  • Understand and interpret Safety data sheets
  • How to effectively label chemicals
  • Learn how to comply with duties under the WHS Act

        Who is this course for?

        This course is for managers, supervisors, health and safety representatives (HSRs), and employees.


        2 hours

        Training delivery

        This training is delivered on request for your organisation. It can be delivered on site at your workplace or at our training facilities. Please submit a training enquiry for further information.

        Our Training lead

        Cindy Jackway

        Training Manager

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        Contact us about training

        Please submit the enquiry form below and a member of our team will get in touch with you.