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TLID2003 Handle Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances
Online Training


This nationally recognised Hazardous Substances and Dangerous goods training course is offered online. Participants must be able to undertake an unsupervised site inspection of their workplace to identify hazardous substances and dangerous goods.

This nationally recognised training course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to handle dangerous goods and hazardous substances, including identifying requirements for working with them, confirming site incident procedures and selecting safe handling techniques.

This hazardous materials training course also provides participants with the skills to assist in implementing risk management strategies in accordance with legislative requirements.


Topics Covered

Identify requirements for working with dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances

  • Dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances are identified from information including class labels, manifests and other documentation
  • Storage requirements for hazardous substances and/or dangerous goods are identified and applied
  • Legislative requirements for hazardous substances and/or dangerous goods are known and used to plan work activities
  • Handling procedures for different classes and characteristics of goods are observed
  • Confirmation is sought from relevant personnel where dangerous goods or hazardous materials do not appear to be appropriately marked

Confirm site incident procedures

  • Incident reporting processes are identified
  • Emergency equipment is located and checked according to workplace procedures and statutory regulations
  • Emergency procedures are identified and confirmed

Select handling techniques

  • Load handling and shifting procedures are selected in accordance with identified requirements for particular goods
  • Handling equipment is checked for conformity with workplace requirements and manufacturers guidelines
  • Where relevant, suitable signage is checked for compliance with workplace procedures


Who should attend

  • Workplace Health and Safety Committee members (HSCs)
  • Workplace Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)
  • Line Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Department Managers
  • Workplace Health and Safety Managers
  • Employees using hazardous substances
  • Employees using hazardous chemicals