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Work Health & Safety

Chemical and Gas Safety

Course Details

Course Name:

Chemical and Gas Safety

Prerequisite: Please complete the General Laboratory Safety course before starting this training.

This training module has been created to provide you with a better understanding of safe working practices when handling Chemicals and Gases.

Content Outline:

• Possible routes of entry
• Risk assessment
• Hazardous materials safety
• Chemical safety management
• Safe Laboratory practice
• Common laboratory equipment
• Incidents and emergencies
• Online quiz

Who Should Attend:

All staff or students who use or have responsibilities for hazardous materials to complete this module.


This online unit is intended as an introductory module for new users or a refresher for existing users of hazardous materials and dangerous goods.


To register for training please log into the Staff Portal

  • Access iPerform via the application wheel
  • Under the 'Learn' tab click on 'Browse for Training'
  • Locate your course from the list
  • Available sessions will be displayed at the bottom of the next screen
  • Choose your session and click 'request'

Once registered, you will be returned to 'My Training'. All active training will appear on this screen.