There are literally thousands of different substances used in the workplace. Cleaners, adhesives, paints, solvents, pesticides, inks, lubricants and fuels are just some examples. This program covers: An introduction to hazardous substances; How we can be harmed by hazardous substances; The common problems; Minimising potential exposures; The role of the organisation; and The role of the individual.
It highlights the major hazard areas associated with the use of hazardous substances and by doing so, increases awareness of the standards for worker responsibility in observing and being active in daily safety procedures. 10 minutes.