Course Outcomes

By the end  of this one-day course, delegates are expected to have :


The different forms of substance, clues to identifying substances, the marking schemes in use internationally, primary measures for dealing with substances, information and guidance available.

Practiced and demonstrated competence

In the identification of hazardous materials, and the action to be taken in terms of fire or spillage.

Theoretical Content

Company rules and checklists, international guidance, dynamic risk assessment, MSDS, TREM Cards, ADR, RID, IMDG.


Hands-on exercises involving the identification of substances, actions to be taken, the application of risk assessment techniques, what information is required by emergency services.