Material Safety Data Sheets

Accreditation Seta within specific industry
Unit Standard
1 Day

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that contains information on the potential hazards (health, fire, reactivity and environmental) and how to work safely with the chemical product.

What will my course cover?

What will my course cover?

Understanding of the purpose and structure of MSDS

Purpose and application

Understand sections of MSDS

The Hazardous Materials Labelling System

Describe the main hazards associated with a substance

Impact of human skin or eye contact

Impact of human inhalation or ingestion

Flammability and explosion hazards of a material

Use MSDS to identify the correct response to hazards

First aid measures for a material

Firefighting methods for a material

Measures to address spills or emissions

Safe handling of a substances

Disposal methods for a material

Handling and storage methods

Personal protection requirements for handling a material

What will I receive?

Professional animated videos of the complete course content in short video lessons.

Complete training guide

Workbook to support the learning

How will I be assessed?

Formative assessment – Quiz after sections of content to test your understanding

Practical: completion of all workplace exercises

Summative assessment: Online monitored assessment