Short Course - Chemical Safety in the Tannery
CHEMICAL SAFETY IN THE TANNERY
Work health and safety legislation.
Major health and safety problems in tanneries.
How to improve health and safety in tanneries.
Factors contributing to accidents in tanneries.
Key responsibilities of employers regarding chemical safety.
Key responsibilities of workers regarding chemical safety.
Exposure to chemicals in tanneries.
What is a hazardous or dangerous chemical?
How chemicals can be hazardous to health.
How chemicals come into contact with tannery workers.
Safety data sheets.
Control measures to ensure safety of workers in tanneries.
Personal protective equipment (PPE).
Safe chemical storage.
Handling chemicals safely.
Safe disposal of chemicals.
Housekeeping in tanneries.
Managing chemical hazards.
Chemical hazards at each stage of leather processing.
Emergency procedures in case of chemical accidents.