Chemical Safety Awareness

7 modules


John Cronin

31 Jul 2018



Please note you will have online access to complete your course for 14 days only from the date of your enrolment. Once completed you will receive your certificate via email. Upon completion or after this 14 day period, you will no longer have access to the modules.

Course Content

Unit 1: Introduction to Chemicals

  • Chemical legislation
  • Chemicals in the workplace
  • Hazardous substances
  • Routes of entry
  • Adverse Health Effects

Unit 2: Chemical Labelling

  • Chemical Labelling
  • Hazard Pictograms
  • Safety Data Sheets

Unit 3: Chemical Risk Assessment

  • Duties of the employer
  • Duties of the employee
  • Chemical Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures
  • Hierarchy of Control

Unit 4: Safe Working Practices

  • Good hygiene practices
  • Storage of chemicals
  • Training
  • PPE
  • Emergency procedures

On completion of the course students are required to complete an end of course Quiz consisting of 20 multiple choice style questions.You will have 2 attempts to complete the Quiz and must achieve 80% or above in this assessment in order to achieve your certification.


  • Identify the legislation relating to chemicals in the workplace
  • Explain the various forms that chemicals can take
  • List the routes of entry for chemicals
  • Describe the adverse health effects of exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Recognise hazard pictograms
  • Explain the importance of chemical labelling and safety data sheets
  • Outline how to carry out a chemical risk assessment
  • Understand the hierarchy of control
  • Recognise safe working practices


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Chemical Safety

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Introduction to Chemical Safety Awareness
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Introduction to Chemicals
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Chemical Labelling
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Chemical Risk Assessment
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