Basics of Hazardous Substances

Your benefit

This course provides insight into the topic of “Hazardous Substances.” Participants will get an overview of fundamentals in hazardous substance management. The content of the course should facilitate the participants’ daily work, and improve internal communication between employees who are in contact with hazardous substances.


  • Legal foundations – rules – remarks
  • Responsibilities regarding REACh und CLP (EU-GHS)
  • Fundamentals of the laws of transport of hazardous goods and substances
  • Hazardous substances at a glance: Classification and labelling of hazardous goods and substances
  • Reading safety data documents
  • Creating standard operating protocols
  • Overview: Storage of hazardous substances
  • Risk assessment of hazardous substances
Target audience: 
Managers and technical experts who perform tasks in this area but are not required to be hazardous substances officers; Managers who monitor and delegate tasks in this area; Other employees who may have contact with hazardous substances (e.g. sales representatives).

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