Webinar: INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, July 31, 2020

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 WEBINAR

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) 

www.aebn.com.au

Presents 

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP – 
Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances and GHS

Covering –
Regulatory framework, Identification, Classification, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and Labelling

31 JULY 2020  
AM Half Day
8.45am for 9.00am to 12.30pm

 

Regulatory changes to be included –

  • Changes to Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations 2018 (Vic) 
  • Changes to ADG 7.6 (Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail 7.6 Edition) and PROPOSED changes under ADG 7.7
  • Ongoing changes and implementation of the Victorian OHS Regulations 2017 as it relates to Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Adoption of GHS Edition 7 in all States and Territories  
  • Compliance Code for Hazardous Substances 2018 (Vic)
  • and more…

 

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 the – Regulatory framework, Identification, Classification, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Labelling of Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances/Chemicals and Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), including recent regulatory changes to ensure you and your organisation remain 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 covered in this Workshop. 

 

Program 

The Workshop will include:

  • Regulatory Framework for –
    • Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances/Chemicals
    • Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (Edition 3 and REVISED Edition 7)
    • Compare how Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances, GHS are set up in Victoria and other Australian States and Territories 
    • Changes to laws and requirements
    • Structure and recent changes to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail Edition 7.6 (ADG Code 7.6) and PROPOSED ADG 7.7
  • Dangerous Goods vs Hazardous Substances vs Hazardous Chemicals
    • Hazardous Substances that are and are not Dangerous Goods
    • How to identify Dangerous Goods
    • What are Dangerous Goods
    • What are Hazardous Substances
  • Responsibilities and obligations
  • 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)
    • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Packaging and Labelling
  • 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
  • Information sources
  • 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) 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 prior to the Webinar Workshop.  


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 
  • Have an 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.


Details

Event:
Webinar: INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, July 31, 2020
Date:
July 31, 2020 8:45 AM
End:
July 31, 2020 12:30 PM
Presented by:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Updated:
March 20, 2020
Venue:
WEBINAR
Address:
Australia
Members:
$365
Non-member:
$475 early bird to 1 June 2020; $480
Sponsor:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
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