Transport, handle and store chemicals
By achieving this unit of competency you will develop knowledge and skills related to transporting, handling and storing chemicals safely without supervision. It requires you to develop knowledge of minimising risks, including avoiding spills and accidents, and following procedures, safety and environmental regulations, and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements to protect the health and safety of everyone in the workplace when handling chemicals. It requires you to develop knowledge of the chemicals used in a particular environment and the hazards involved in their handling and storage.
NB: This competency standard may be deemed to have a time limit when used as part of an accreditation or licence to purchase or use chemicals.