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Chemical Training

Chemical Safety Awareness is necessary for any individual who works with chemicals or are at risk of being exposed to chemicals at work. After taking this course, participants will gain a better understanding of the chemicals they work with. They can also learn the effects different chemicals can have on an individual and how to safely deal with them in the event of an accident occurring.

This programme is designed to train participants how to handle chemicals safely.

At the end of this course you will be able to identify :

List routes of entry of chemicals into the body
· Identify health effects of chemicals
· Identify warning symbols and read relevant product warning labels
· Use an MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)
· Identify and use different types of available PPE

Duration: 0.5 Day

What are the Benefits?

Personal Safety

This type of training is suitable for all individuals handling chemicals within their workplace, course allows you to focus on areas of risk and how to assess that risk.

Course Tailored

Chemical Safety Training is very specific in the areas that need to be covered. Carraig Safety can tailor course to be specific to the chemicals which employees are at risk to.


By taking Safety seriously you are ensuring that your company promotes Safety Confidence within the Industry

Entry Requirements

English Proficiency:

  • To ensure the greatest opportunity for successful participation in our programmes, learners are required to have a good command of English in terms of reading, writing and speaking. This standard of proficiency is indicated by achieving or exceeding the standard of CEFR B2+Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) or standard of 6.0 on the IELTS.
  • Learners who have achieved a passing grade at Junior Certificate level will be deemed to meet this criterion. However, learners for whom English is not their first language, are required to advise Carraig Safety Consultants, and may be required to provide evidence of proficiency. This could include completing a standardised CEFR test or equivalent.
Course Content

What is covered on our Chemical Training Course

  • Understand chemical properties, characteristics and risks they pose to users
  • Have a good understanding of chemical warning signs and hazards
  • Interpret information on Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Be familiar with legislation-Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Chemical Agents) Regulations 2001
  • Develop practical skills in responding to chemical spills
  • Take the appropriate safety precautions when working with chemical substances (including wearing of required PPE)




Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate in Chemical Awareness Safety.


Max participants: 12

Valid for 3 years

Who Should Attend?

Any Individual looking to add to their CV and secure employment, Chemical Training is always a good course to have completed.

Any individual that works directly with chemicals or any individual that is at danger of being in contact with chemicals.



What do I need to bring?

We supply all course materials.

Do I need experience to attend?

No Experience is necessary.

What Certification will I receive?

You will receive a Carraig Safety Certificate in Chemical Training

How long is my training Valid for?

3 Years

Course duration is 0.5 Day in total.

Any Other Questions?

We'll be happy to answer any other questions you may have by phone or email. You can click the button below to ask a question online, or call us on 01 6293852.

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