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About the course:

A chemical hazard is a (non-biological) substance that has the potential to cause harm to life or health. … There are many types of hazardous chemicals, including neurotoxins, immune agents, dermatologic agents, carcinogens, reproductive toxins, systemic toxins, asthmagens, pneumoconiotic agents, and sensitizers.

What are chemical hazards and toxic substances?

Chemical hazards and toxic substances pose a wide range of health hazards (such as irritation, sensitization, and carcinogenicity) and physical hazards (such as flammability, corrosion, and explosibility).


  • Define chemical hazards covered by the Hazard Communication standard and the two categories into which they are divided.
  • Identify the common physical forms of chemical hazards and the industrial operations that produce or release vapors, mists, dusts, and fumes.
  • Name the three basic routes of exposure to health hazards.
  • Explain the key factors that affect the degree of hazard.
  • Discuss common methods of controlling chemical hazards.
  • Explain how to detect exposure hazards and symptoms.

Course Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

• Identify and differentiate between hazardous/ non-hazardous chemicals
• Create an inventory of chemicals
• Find information on chemicals through the use of labels and SDSs
• Examine risk and determine possible risk reduction measures using the hierarchy of control

Target Audience:

Governmental Entities, Schools and Universities, Factories and Workshops, Organizations, Hotels, Companies.

How will this Training Course be presented?

This training course will be presented using properly designed slides, some with animation and several videos on relevant issues.

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