Chemical Hazard Awareness & Spill Response Training

At Chemstore we believe the highest standards need to be maintained in all areas of your workplace therefore it is our pledge to provide you with highest level of service. As members of the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) our training courses have been approved by the federation in the UK and currently our training directors David O’Carroll, Stephen Mansell & Tom Hanly are aiming to have Chemstore courses IOSH approved.

Chemstore offers a highly certified on-site training course to leading organisations in Ireland & the UK.  These courses ensure compliance with the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005, address Industry Best Practice and allow clients to meet EA & EPA requirements for the storage, use and handling of Hazardous Materials.

Chemstore’s training courses enables your workforce to anticipate, react and alleviate chemical mishaps as far as reasonably practicable in the workplace.


The training courses have been developed in accordance with HSE & HSA guidelines and best industry practice.

Chemical Hazard Awareness & Spill Response Training is designed to increase awareness of Hazardous Materials in the workplace and enable operators to safely react to spills on-site.


The Topics covered under this course include:

  • Requirement of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005.
  • What is a Hazardous Substance?
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances.
  • Health impacts of exposure.
  • Identify risks associated with chemical use.
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Explained.
  • Personnel Protection Equipment – Overview.
  • Practical Chemical Spill Demonstration.
  • Fire Extinguisher/Fire Blanket use for Chemical Spill.
  • Immediate first aid action for chemical burns.
  • General Principles of Chemical Safety.
  • Emergency Plans
  • Site Familiarization
  • An understanding of SDS and how to use the data for risk assessments.
  • The knowledge to predict a chemical’s behaviour if released.

Course Requirements

  • Maximum number per session is 12 people.
  • Duration 3 Hours.
  • On site requirements – well lit and ventilated room & area for demonstration.
  • Presentation Notes.
  • Issue of Attendance Certificates.

For full information on the courses provided, contact one of training directors today.

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