Online training course - Chemical Safety

This 'Chemical Safety' course describes the nature and properties of chemicals, as well as the chemical safe working practices that should be adopted for chemical storage and chemical handling. Basic first aid is also covered.

Course modules :

  • Why Chemical Safety?
    Explains why chemicals can be hazardous and introduces the COSHH regulations.
  • Chemical Hazards
    Describes different types of chemical hazards, illustrates the different symbols used to represent chemical hazards, and introduces the CLP Regulation and the GHS.
  • Chemicals in the Atmosphere
    Considers the inhalation risks of chemical substances and introduces the Workplace Exposure Limit (WEL).
  • Safe Working and Handling
    Considers the methods used to reduce risks when using hazardous substances and gives guidance on the safe storage of hazardous chemicals.
  • Basic First Aid
    Provides simple advice to anyone with no medical knowledge, giving them instructions for emergency action before expert help arrives. It covers chemical burns to skin and eyes, poisoning as well as exposure to toxic fumes.
  • Self Test
    There are 20 questions covering each of the previous modules. A certificate is offered if the test is passed.


The Chemical Safety training course is for:

Employers, managers, employees, the self-employed and any persons responsible for chemical management in the work place.

Chemical Safety Course timing:

This 'Chemical Safety' course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. You are purchasing one copy of this course, with one attempt at the test at the end.

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Tracking of progress takes place on every page of the course. Therefore, if there is a failure for any reason, you can log in again and carry on with the course until completion.

Self Assessment

The course contains an interactive self assessment with mutiple choice questions to test your understanding of the contents of the course. On successful completion of the test, you will receive a downloadable certificate of competency which you may print.

How to buy and do the course

Each course costs 14.95+vat (17.94) which you order and pay for online. Payment is via paypal, which allows you to use a debit or credit card. We are not given any of the payment or personal details.

When you purchase a course - you are buying one copy of the course which contains tutorial material and a test. The test has a passmark of 75%, and you get one go at the test. If you fail it, you must buy another copy and have another go.

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