Controlling Hazardous / Dangerous Goods

Controlling Hazardous / Dangerous Goods

DANGEROUS GOODS (DG) / HAZCHEM

  • PURPOSE

  • COURSE CONTENT

  • DURATION

  • ACCREDITATION

Controlling hazardous/dangerous goods is an important job to have when it comes to safety. Such control is needed in construction sites, cargo logistics and in wholesale inventory management. A learner accredited with Controlling hazardous / dangerous goods will now be capable of handling and storing hazardous/dangerous goods safely in accordance with national and international statutory requirements in any freight handling environment.

Unit 1 : Identify and classify hazardous/dangerous goods. 

  • Generate and consider options and possibilities for the demarcation and safe handling and storage of dangerous/hazardous/dangerous goods with due consideration for the environment (this competency should be assessed by making use of classroom discussions and a project). 
  • Identify the most appropriate course of action in relation to:
    a. Safe working practices and procedures in the handling and storage of specific dangerous and hazardous/dangerous goods;
  • b. Potential hazards in the working environment. 
  • Explain the choice of a particular method of handling and storage in relation to specific hazardous/dangerous freight types, the precautions to take and the aspects of applicable legislation taken into account. 
  • Detail the handling/storage operation, and describe ways in which the process could be compromised.  

Unit 2: Handle and store hazardous/dangerous goods. 

  • Generate and consider options and possibilities for the demarcation and safe handling and storage of dangerous/hazardous/dangerous goods with due consideration for the environment (this competency should be assessed by making use of classroom discussions and a project). 
  • Identify the most appropriate course of action in relation to:
  • a. Safe working practices and procedures in the handling and storage of specific dangerous and hazardous/dangerous goods;
  • b. Potential hazards in the working environment. 
  • Explain the choice of a particular method of handling and storage in relation to specific hazardous/dangerous freight types, the precautions to take and the aspects of applicable legislation taken into account. 
  • Detail the handling/storage operation, and describe ways in which the process could be compromised.  

Unit 3: Implement statutory requirements.

  •  Generate and consider options and possibilities for the demarcation and safe handling and storage of dangerous/hazardous/dangerous goods with due consideration for the environment (this competency should be assessed by making use of classroom discussions and a project). 
  • Identify the most appropriate course of action in relation to:
    a. Safe working practices and procedures in the handling and storage of specific dangerous and hazardous/dangerous goods;
  • b. Potential hazards in the working environment. 
  • Explain the choice of a particular method of handling and storage in relation to specific hazardous/dangerous freight types, the precautions to take and the aspects of applicable legislation taken into account. 
  • Detail the handling/storage operation, and describe ways in which the process could be compromised.  

Unit 4: Take the appropriate actions in the event of accidents or incidents. 

  • Generate and consider options and possibilities for the demarcation and safe handling and storage of dangerous/hazardous/dangerous goods with due consideration for the environment (this competency should be assessed by making use of classroom discussions and a project). 
  • Identify the most appropriate course of action in relation to
    a. Safe working practices and procedures in the handling and storage of specific dangerous and hazardous/dangerous goods;
  • b.  Potential hazards in the working environment. 
  • Explain the choice of a particular method of handling and storage in relation to specific hazardous/dangerous freight types, the precautions to take and the aspects of applicable legislation taken into account. 
  • Detail the handling/storage operation, and describe ways in which the process could be compromised. 

Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online

 

National Certificate in Dangerous goods (DG) / Hazchem

Accreditation: TETA

SAQA ID: 8020

NQF Level: 4

Credits: 4