Managing Hazardous Substances

24-25 February 2020 course

Managing Hazardous Substances


The HSWA (Hazardous Substances) Regulations form part of the second grouping of regulations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). They impact on approximately 150,000 businesses which use, handle, manufacture and store hazardous substances.

This 2 day course has been developed to provide a better understanding to managers and supervisors on the legislation and the responsibilities that stem from this.


Who should attend?

The course is suitable for managers and supervisors and will provide an understanding of responsibilities relating to hazardous substances.

The course will have technical components and so a reasonable level of literacy is required.


Content

Content will cover oversight and management (not handling) of hazardous substances, use of the WorkSafe NZ HSNO calculator and understanding of legislation and responsibilities.

The delivery will include practical examples to work through with accompanying information.

Topics include:

Legislation

Responsibilities

Training

Emergency management

Signage, labelling and packaging

Hazardous waste

PPE

Hazardous areas

Location compliance certificates

Stationary container certification

Storage inside and outside buildings


Trainer

The course will be delivered by Robyn Bennett who is a HASANZ registered health & safety professional specialising in health and safety audits, systems, HSNO and practical risk management.

For more about Robyn, visit the Avid Plus website.


Other information

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided. Please advise of any specific dietary requirements.

The course has a maximum of 16 participants. (A minimum number is required for it to run.)


Investment

$995.00 ex GST

Includes:

Certificate of completion

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea


Times

9.00am - 4.00pm


Location

Edgar Centre - Dunedin


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Managing Hazardous Substances

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