Hazardous Substances Safety Essentials



Identify the vital measures for handling hazardous substances and maintaining the safety of those that use them. Many workers come into contact with a variety of hazardous substances in the workplace, so it is essential that everyone understand a range of measures to deal with them such as the hierarchy of control, storage and disposal, as well as common hazards and emergency response, and much more. Knowing how to safely use and handle hazardous substances is essential to developing and maintaining a safe workplace for everyone.

The topics covered in this training session are:

  • Identifying Hazardous Substances
  • Common Hazards
  • The Hierarchy of Control
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Storage and Disposal
  • Emergency Response
  • Case Studies

Completion of the theory assessment will take place online.


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Must have access to a computer with internet connection


This course will consist of short videos and reading material followed by multiple choice questions. This course is completed at your own pace and should take approximately 35 minutes.


On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Certificate of Completion for Hazardous Substances Safety Essentials.

To enrol in this course, click “Book Now” to complete our online enrolment form. Once your booking has been processed you will be sent an email containing your login details to commence the online course.