Chemical Agent Hazards (Module 4)
This course presents learners with an overview of chemicals, how people can be exposed to them in the workplace and how to assess and control exposure to them. The content is suitable across all healthcare settings and provides concise practical strategies for everyday use.
Course Duration: 40-60 minutes.
At the end of this course you should be able to:
• Identify chemical agent hazards that exist in the healthcare environment.
• Identify ways in which healthcare employees are exposed to chemical agents in the workplace.
• Outline the steps involved in a chemical risk assessment, and
• Describe measures used to safeguard healthcare employees from the effects of hazardous chemicals.