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HSAW Hazardous Substances Regulations
Hazardous Substance Handlers’ Course


Next course date dependent on location that the attendees require the course

This course is designed to provide the knowledge requirements required to be a Hazardous Substance handler under the HSWA Act Hazardous Substance Regulations.


Topics include:

(1) Before being certified as a certified handler at a workplace, a person must know and be able to describe the following matters:
(a) the hazard classifications, properties, and adverse effects of those hazardous substances for which he or she is to be a certified handler:
(b) the requirements that are imposed by these regulations in relation to those hazardous substances:
(c) the requirements that are imposed under the HSNO Act in relation to those hazardous substances:
(d) any proposed conditions of the person’s compliance certificate as a certified handler:
(e) the precautions required to prevent injury or illness to any person at the workplace caused by any of those substances:
(f) the procedures to adopt in an emergency involving those substances:
(g) any variations of requirements, alternative means of compliance with requirements,
or additional requirements specified in a relevant safe work instrument.

(2) The person must also—
(a) know, and demonstrate a working knowledge of, the procedures and plant (including personal protective equipment) necessary
to manage those hazardous substances at the workplace for which the person is to be a certified handler



$495 + GST per person

$395pp for two or more persons

(includes Morning Tea/Lunch/Afternoon Tea)

Registration Form
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