Demonstrate & Apply Understanding of Cleaning Chemicals

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 1.5 Days / TGS-2020504483

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Course Fees

Course Information

Learn how to use cleaning chemicals safely and assess the risks involved in the storage, handling, usage and disposal of cleaning chemicals.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to ensure the proper and safe use of cleaning chemicals by identifying its purpose and assessing the risks involved in the storage, handling, usage and disposal of such chemicals, including:
  • Relevant regulatory requirements for purchasing, handling, storage, use and disposal of cleaning chemicals
  • Types and uses of cleaning chemicals
  • Safe handling of cleaning chemicals
  • Carry out WSH inspections for the safe handling of hazardous chemicals.
  • Incident investigation and iReporting

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: 17 – 18 Aug 2022
Application Period: 1 Jun – 17 Jul 2022
Duration: 1.5 days
Time: 9am to 5pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Relevant regulatory requirements for purchasing, handling, storage, use and disposal of cleaning chemicals

•  WSH Act
•  WSH (General Provisions) Regulations
• WSH (Incident Reporting) Regulations
• WSH (Risk Management) Regulations
• Environmental Protection and Management Act
• Environmental Protection and Management (Hazardous  Substances) Regulations

Types and uses of cleaning chemicals
  • Assess the use of cleaning chemicals
  • Effects of cleaning chemicals on various surfaces
Common risks and hazards involved in environmental services industry
  • Identify the unsafe acts or conditions present in the work environment
Safe handling of cleaning chemicals
  • Hazards associated with the use of cleaning chemicals
  • Risk Management for cleaning chemicals
  • Risk Assessment
  • Hierarchy of risk controls
  • Substitution (selection of safe chemicals)
  • Engineering controls
  • Barriers, transfer equipment
  • Administrative controls
  • Manage, access and interpret Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Common chemical safety and hazard symbols and their meaning
  • Determine the quantity and types of the cleaning chemicals to be loaded into the container
  • Communicate work assignment to workers to ensure safe operations
  • Handling spills and other incidents
  • Signage
  • Information, supervision, instruction and training
  • Procedures relating to preparation of cleaning chemicals
  • PPE
  • Allocate and ensure proper usage of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to handle different types of cleaningchemicals
Carry out WSH inspections for the safe handling of hazardous chemicals
Incident investigation and iReporting

Certification

A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

Funding period for this course is from 1 Jul 2020 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced Training Support
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$353.10
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$105.93
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$39.93
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$39.93
Others (and Repeat Students)$353.10