HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
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SAQA Unit Standard Title Deal with hazardous materials
Purpose
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard will be able to
  perform basic control & confinement of hazardous materials
  operations within the capabilities of the resources and personal
  protective equipment available. The learner will have a skill
  essential to a career in fire fighting, and will be in a position to
  protect him / herself in hazardous material situations. Competent
  qualifying learners will assist emergency services in protecting
  people & property from hazardous materials.
Unit Standard Aligned Yes NQF Level 5
SAQA Unit Standard ID 115217 Credits 8
Cost Excluding VAT R570.00 Duration 4 hours
Included in Course Learner workbooks & certificates
Excluded in Course Refreshments / lunch and certificates
THEORY
• Classification of Hazardous Materials
• Interpretation of tremcards
• Interpretation of plackets on dangerous goods
• Purpose and identification of Material Safety Data Sheets
• Explanation of Material Safety Data Sheets
• Discussion of solvents and carbons
• Leak control through damming, dilution and active sealing

 

COURSE CONTENTS

 

HS3  HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

 

 

 

 

 

PRACTICAL
• Identification of tremcards and plackards on containers.
• Methods of damming, dilution and active sealing.

 

 

 

 

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