New Statutory Training Course, Chemical Safety in the Workplace, available now on HSELanD
The National Health and Safety Function (NHSF) has launched a new Chemical Safety Training module. This training module titled, Chemical Safety in the Workplace has been developed by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA). For all employees who work with or who are at risk of exposure to chemicals this new training module is statutory/mandatory.
To access this online training module, go to My Learning on HSELanD and click on ‘Course Catalogues’ and select the: “National Health and Safety Function” icon.
Chemical safety training modules now available include:
- Managing Health and Safety in Healthcare: Chemical Agents Hazards which must be completed by Line Managers whose employees work with or are at risk of exposure to chemicals in their department/service.
- Chemical Safety in the Workplace: for all employees who work with or who are at risk of exposure to chemicals, this new training module is statutory/mandatory. This is a 30 minute introductory course.
Additional more tailored chemical safety training may be required due to the complexity of the hazards and risks (including local emergency/ spillage procedures) and based on training needs assessment.
For more information or advice go to: www.hse.ie/safetyandwellbeing
Also see the NHSF’s FAQ on Statutory Occupational Safety and Health Training (FAQ:014) for further information on Training Needs Assessment.