R717 - BASIC APPRECIATION
Training workers in hazardous substance safety is a legal duty set out in regulation 9 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 and per regulation 4.5 of Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017. For those involved in the operation, management, monitoring or handling, it is imperative that they are familiar with the hazards and risks that exist and are knowledgeable of what controls are in place to mitigate harm.
Upon completing this course module, you will feel more comfortable working close to Anhydrous Ammonia installations to understand the hazards and true risk.
• Ammonia properties & behaviours
• Hazards & Risk
• Health effects & Routes of exposure
• Decontamination & first aid