Chemical Spillage & Emergency Response Team

OVERVIEW

Each Department which stores or handles hazardous chemicals or toxic chemicals
must have in place emergency plans and procedures for dealing with the spillage of
these chemicals. Employees must be trained to understand chemical safety and to
react effectively and safely in the event of chemicals spillage or discharge.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 Basic understanding of chemical Safety as stated in USECHH Regulation
2000 of OSHA 1994
 Know the roles and responsibilities of Response Team & Individual
 Understand and able to practice chemical clean up procedures
 Be able to develop in house emergency response plan
 To improve on the skill of chemical spillage response procedures through
practical training
 Be able to apply what have been learned

COURSE CONTENTS

Overview of Occupational Safety & Health
 Aim
 Scope
 Ground Rules
 Overview of Occupational Safety & Health
 Definition of OSH
 Why OSH is important
 Definition & terminology
 Heinrich Theory
 Industrial Accident
 Hazards
 Classes of Hazards
 Risk
 Causes of accident
 Why manage safety

Introduction to Chemical Safety
 Hazardous Chemicals
 Chemical effects
 The Importance of Chemical Safety
 Chemical used in workplace
 Definition
 Dangerous Goods
 Physico-chemical properties
 Risk Phrases
 Safety Phrases
 Chemical adverse effect
 How chemical get into the body
 Routes of entry
 Concentration & types of exposure
 Effect of toxic substances
 Evaluate chemical Exposure
 How to find out about chemicals- MSDS or CDS
 Chemical Labeling
 Chemical Emergency Procedures

Chemical Spill Response & Clean up Procedures
 Emergency Response Team – Roles & Responsibilities
 Pre Planning Procedures
 Types of Commercial Spillage Kits
 Spillage Emergency
 Response Procedures
 Duties of Initial Personnel ( ERT)
 Spillage Emergency Response Procedures
 Liquid Chemical Spillage
 Powder Chemical Spillage

Practical- Emergency & Spillage Response Procedures involving Spillage
Response Team, Fire Fighting Team, Rescue Team & First Aid Team

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