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PHR 108 - Chemical Substances Safe Handling and Storage, Hazards and Quality Assurance

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PHR 108 12 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PHR 108 07 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PHR 108 02 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PHR 108 27 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PHR 108 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The typical laboratory is home to a wide range of chemicals that need to be stored and labelled properly for a safe use.  Inappropriate storage of some chemicals within the laboratory may incur great hazards.  This course intends to offer guidance on the basic principles of safe chemical storage and handling in laboratories. It shows participants the common hazards in a lab and how to protect themselves and others from them.

Course Objectives

  • Store substances properly
  • Avoid injury and ill health from chemical substances
  • Learn about hazardous substances
  • Learn all the necessary safety equipment
  • Get rid of the waste safely

Who Should Attend?

  • Workplace Health and Safety Committee members
  • Line Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Department Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Workplace Health and Safety Managers
  • Employees using hazardous substances
  • Employees using hazardous chemicals

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Chemicals quality assurance
  • Chemical assessment methods
  • Chemical substance transport
  • Utilization of chemical analysis
  • Upstream management

Day 2

  • Handling of chemicals
  • Laboratory Fume Hoods
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Eye protection
  • Use of respirators
  • Protection of skin and body

Day 3

  • Storing chemicals
  • Types of Specialized Storage Available
  • Some Basic Principles of Chemical Storage
  • Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Storage of Compressed Gases
  • Labeling of Stored Chemicals

Day 4

  • Common Hazards
  • Corrosives
  • Flammables
  • Oxidizers/Reactives
  • Toxins
  • Spill Cleanup

Day 5

  • Chemical waste disposal methods
  • Safe disposal of unknown/unlabeled chemicals
  • Burial pits
  • Open burning
  • Neutralization
  • High temperature incineration using existing industrial plants
  • Waste immobilization
  • Disposal of containers
  • Disposal of controlled substances and their precursors