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HSWA Workplace Chemical Handling – Full Day Course, Comprehensive / Comprehensive and Certified Handler***SOLD OUT*** – AUCKLAND

8 August, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm NZST

$395.00 – $890.00

Delivered in partnership with Environmental Resources Limited and Dangerous Goods Compliance (DGC), this course provides training in line with the Hazardous Substance Regulations that came into effect on 1st December 2017.  Any staff who handle, store or use hazardous substances, regardless of the quantities, will now require to be trained under Regulation 4.5, and this course is for sites with multiple HSNO Classifications.

For sites with Class 6: Toxic Substances (6.1A and 6.1B) HSWA Certified Handler Certification is also required. The Regulations introduced on 1 December 2017 for a Certified Handler, now have additional requirements from 1 May 2019, as outlined in the new Performance Standard issued by Worksafe NZ.  This updated performance standard for Certified Handlers now requires information to be collated and verified by the Compliance Certifier before the Class 6.1A or 6.1B Certification can be issued.  The requirements are specific and an expansion of the current 4.3 Regulation. The cost for this full assessment including training is $890+GST – please ensure to select the correct event ticket for your certification requirements.

This course is not scheduled at our usual venue.

Who should attend:
This course is designed for sites with multiple classifications such as:
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[li]Inwards goods handlers (warehousing/retailing)[/li]

Key Topics:
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[li]Inwards goods handlers (warehousing, retail, etc)[/li]

Requirement of  HSWA Certified Handler Certification must be stated upon course booking as additional documentation is required to enroll at this level.  Class 6 Toxic Substances (e.g. 6.1A, 6.1B) include the following:[list style=”style6″]
[li]Liquids – Isocyanates[/li]
[li]Gases – Chlorine[/li]
[li]Corrosives – Hydrochloric Acid[/li][/list]

Please Note: The certification of Certified Handlers does not include agrichemicals, veterinary medicines, fumigants and vertebrate toxic agents.

Documentation and pre-course requirements:
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[li]All course material is supplied[/li]
[li]Attendees to this course will be required to show a form of photo ID at the course (driver’s licence, passport or 18+ card). [/li]
[li]An Assessment of Prior Learning document will be provided upon booking. This document is required to be completed and returned prior to course commencement. [/li]
[li]If HSWA Certified Handler Certification is required the pre-course requirements are much more complex.  Enhanced accreditation process has three aspects being: application process, training and assessment, and verifiable documentation.  Verifiable documentation includes but is not limited to: identification signed by certified person (eg. Justice of the Peace), safety data sheets, tracking records, photos, PPE evidence including FIT test certificate if applicable.[/li][/list]

Certificate awarded:
On successful completion of this course one OR two certificates will be issued depending on your course booking:

1. HSWA Comprehensive: Certificate of Training – Validity of Certification 36 months (3 years)

2. HSWA Comprehensive and Certified Handler: Certificate of Training and HSWA Certified Handler Certification – Validity of Certification 60 months (5 years)

Please Note: The certification of Certified Handlers does not include agrichemicals, veterinary medicines, fumigants and vertebrate toxic agents.

Course Refreshments:
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided as part of this course.  Dietary requirements can be catered for within the provided lunch ensuring this is advised upon booking.  The following dietary requirements can be catered for: dairy free, gluten free, no pork/beef, and vegetarian.

Cancellation/transfer terms:
Should a course transfer be required, this will be provided free of charge for the first transfer only, ensuring advised prior to 7 days before the course.  All subsequent transfers for a course booking will result in a $30+GST administration fee under the same conditions.  Course attendance must be completed within six months of the initial booking.
Cancellations or course transfers made on or after Thursday, 1st August 2019 will be subject to a $200+GST cancellation/transfer fee.
Cancellations/transfers within 48 hours of the course date or non-attendance, once registered, will incur full course cost.

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Other courses you may be interested in:
Dangerous Goods Handling Course
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Course
IATA Dangerous Goods Initial Course

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DGM endeavor to ensure all courses proceed, however should re-scheduling of a course become necessary, participants will be informed as soon as possible to minimise any inconvenience.


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8 August, 2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm NZST
$395.00 – $890.00
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Holiday Inn Auckland Airport
2 Ascot Rd, Mangere,
Auckland, 2022 New Zealand
09 275 1059
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Environmental Resources Limited
09 275 5559
View Organiser Website


Pre-course requirements:
Yes: Refer to course description
Identification required:
Yes: Driver's licence, passport or 18+ card accepted
Certification validity:
Comprehensive/3years Certified/5years