INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, April 24, 2018

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Covering –
Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labelling


Presented by the
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

www.aebn.com.au

 

Regulatory changes to be included in Workshop –

  • Ongoing implementation of the Victorian OHS Regulations 2017 as it relates to Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

  • Changes to GHS as it applies to VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, NT, ACT and the Commonwealth

  • ACT’s implementation of GHS – effective 31 MARCH 2018

  • Changes to Minor Quantity Labelling brought about by the updated Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail 7.5 Edition (ADG 7.5) – effective 1 MARCH 2018

  • Other changes as a result of the updated ADG 7.5 – effective 1 MARCH 2018

  • Changes to AS 1940:2017 The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids with GHS obligations

  • and more.



INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP – AM Half Day, 24 April 2018
 

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has developed the Introductory Level to Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances and GHS Workshop to bring you up to speed with – Identification, Classification, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Labelling of Dangerous Goods, including Hazardous Substances and Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).  The Workshop will also cover recent regulatory changes to ensure you are compliant.

Organisations have an obligation to ensure your site is compliant with dangerous goods laws and requirements and that staff that come into contact with chemicals receive appropriate training.  The AEBN recommends that staff receive a refresher course every 2-3 years and especially when changes are announced.

Note:  Please advise the AEBN of the state(s) and territories that you have responsibility for, to ensure this information is cover the Workshop. 

 

Program 

The Workshop will include:

  • Regulatory Framework for –
    • Dangerous Goods – storage, handling and transportation 
    • Hazardous Substances 
    • Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals in Victoria
    • compare how Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances, GHS are set up in other Australian States and Territories –
    • Changes to laws and requirements
    • Structure of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail Edition 7.5 (ADG7.5);
  • Dangerous Goods vs Hazardous Substances
    • Hazardous Substances that are and are not Dangerous Goods
    • Dangerous Goods that are and are not Hazardous Substances
    • How to identify Dangerous Goods
    • What are Dangerous Goods
    • What are Hazardous Substances
  • Responsibilities and obligations
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS) –
    • Detailed understanding of SDSs
    • Structure of SDSs and the information they provide
    • Critical information regarding SDSs
  • Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS),
    • Changes relating to GHS, including ACT’s implementation of GHS effective 31 March 2018 – what will this mean
    • Classification and labelling of Hazardous Substances and Dangerous Goods under the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), including 
  • Hazardous Substances
    • Overview of the Classification of Hazardous Substances
    • Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
    • GHS vs Approved criteria
    • GHS Pictograms and Labelling
  • Dangerous Goods
    • Terminology – Packing Group, UN Number, UN Number Groupings, Proper Shipping Name, Special Classifications, Fire Risk Dangerous Goods, HAZCHEM Code, and more
    • Classification of Dangerous Goods
    • 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods, including Division and Sub-Risk
    • Structure of Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code)
  • Packaging and Labelling
  • Information source
  • and much more.
     

Please note:

  • It is highly recommended that delegates that wish to attend the Intermediate Level to Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances Workshop (held immediately after the Introductory Level Workshop) are to have a sound understanding of the content delivered in the Introductory Level Workshop;

  • A comprehensive set of course notes will be provided to all delegates on a USB.  Delegates may bring along laptops (fully charges).  AEBN will provide note pads and pens and a delegates’ kit.

  • Morning Tea and/or Afternoon Tea will be provided depending on which half day Workshop you will be attending.  Lunch will be provided to all delegates attending the Introductory Level and Intermediate Level Workshops.

Upon Completion of the Workshop

Delegates completing the Workshop will be provided with a Certificate of Attendance by the Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN).

 

Course outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to –

  • Identify and be aware of the hazards of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances
  • Make safer the Storage and Handling of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances 
  • Obtain a good understanding of the Regulations, as well as Dangerous Goods terminology
  • Understand the classification, safety data sheets, labelling of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances
  • Understand GHS labels as they appear on chemicals
  • Be aware of your responsibilities.

Presenter

Ross Macfarlane
National Dangerous Goods Specialist
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

 

Networking

The Workshop will provide the opportunity to network with delegates and presenters during AEBN’s Networking Morning Tea. 

 

Details

Event:
INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, April 24, 2018
Date:
April 24, 2018 8:45 AM
End:
April 24, 2018 12:30 PM
Presented by:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Updated:
March 3, 2018
Venue:
Treacy Centre
Address:
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126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Members:
$365
Non-member:
$415 early bird to 10 March 2018; $435
Sponsor:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Parking:
Early meter parking available on The Avenue OR $2.00 for 5 hrs at Zoo Car Park (located closest to The Avenue, situated on Elliot Avenue) - a short walk to the Conference Centre
Public Transport:
Take Tram 19 from cnr Elizabeth & Flinders St Melbourne to Tram Stop 16 (cnr Royal Pde & Walker St). Two minute walk to venue from this location.
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