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Date 8 October 2019
Title CHCS Training “Introduction to Basic SDS Writing” (Module 1)
Organiser Chemical Hazards Communication Society (CHCS)
Location Malmaison Hotel, 1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 1LZ
Details

This module is an introductory training day on the compilation of safety data sheets (SDSs) for substances and mixtures that are classifiable under the CLP Regulation (EC) 1272/2008.

Please note
The module focuses on the requirements for SDS content brought about by the amendment to the REACH Regulations.

Who Should Attend?

This one day training event is a basic introduction to the preparation and writing of safety data sheets. It is specifically designed for those entering this area for the first time and covers the very basic concepts required for those new to writing SDSs.

Benefits of Attending

Attendance on this series of modules will ensure that your SDSs meet the increasing expectations of both your customers and the regulators. To ensure the most effective training with optimum involvement in participative exercises, there will be a limit of 14 on the number of students.

IOSH members are entitled to include this module in their continuing professional development (CPD) records.

What You Will Learn

This module will introduce participants to the basics of writing a safety data sheet and will include sessions covering the following topics:

  • how a newcomer to the job can make sense of the requirements for SDSs
  • introduction to the legislation behind SDSs
  • what information is needed for each section of an SDS and where to obtain that information
  • how to use that information
  • a logical approach to writing an SDS

Exercises will be held throughout the day to assist in the understanding of the concepts introduced.

Further Information