Chemical Spills Response OLE





Chemical spills happen on a regular basis. This course provides you and your employees the knowledge to defend yourself against injury and incidents involving spills in the workplace. This course will also educate you and your workers how to properly protect, respond, and ensure the safety of others from these hazardous spills in your workplace.

Who Needs Chemical Spills Response Learning?

Chemical Spills Response is intended for worker, managers and supervisors who work with chemicals in the workplace.

Course Outline

Introduction to Chemical Response

  • Definitions
  • Costs of chemical response

Basic Spill Prevention Techniques

  • Good housekeeping
  • Just in time management
  • Spill containment
  • Small containers
  • Substitution
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Inspection program
  • Training

Hazards of Chemicals

  • Hazards of chemicals
  • Toxic/Poisonous
  • Flammable/combustibles
  • Oxidizers
  • Corrosives
  • Dangerously reactive materials

Spill Preparation

  • Chemical response supplies
  • Workers
  • Worst case scenario
  • Supplies
  • Communication
  • External impacts
  • Responders
  • Training
  • Documentation
  • Debrief
  • Drills

Chemical Response Assessment

  • Scene safety
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Detection equipment
  • Training

Chemical Response

  • Material identification
  • Spill location
  • Response supplies
  • Chemical response for corrosive and oxidizers
  • Chemical response for solvents or oils
  • Chemical response for Poisons/Toxics/Others
  • Restock supplies
  • Compatible containers
  • Labels
  • Proper storage
  • Biohazards
  • Response assessment
  • Notifications and reporting
  • Plan update