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Safety 'n Action Safety 'n Action AXIOM TRAINING

Hazardous Substances in the Workplace

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Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$320 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$2880 Company Booking

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Understand how to work safely with hazardous substances found in the workplace.

With a focus on practical tasks and real workplace procedures, attendees will come away from this course with valuable hazardous substances knowledge that can be easily applied in their working environment.

This course is suitable for first-time users or handlers of hazardous substances. The knowledge gained will provide a greater understanding of such substances prior to advanced training in the future.

This course is also suitable for employees not involved in the direct use or handling of hazardous substances, but who would benefit from increasing their knowledge.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard-setting body, The Skills Organisation.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

  • Unit Standards - HSWP (Click to see more detail)









    Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures relating to hazardous substances


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances in a workplace and their potential adverse effects
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of a workplace’s procedures to prevent adverse effects of hazardous substances
  3. Undertake practical tasks; container exercise, decanting and spill response (optional)

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.

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