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How to Read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

Safety Data Sheets – Important Terms

The Safety Data Sheet is the internationally accepted basis for supplying sound written scientific information on hazardous substances. Safety Data Sheets provide essential information that includes How to Read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and details on how to use substances safely without harmful effects to people or the environment.

About the course

Safety Data Sheets can be very challenging to read and understand but they do contain a wealth of information. Having an ability to properly interpret them will make it easier to arrive at informed decisions regarding the use of hazardous substances.

This program provides a more in depth explanation of some of the important terms you may come across in Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to help your organisation understand better how to read a safety data sheet, including:

  • LD50, & LC50
  • PEL & TLV
  • Vapor Pressure
  • Vapor Density
  • Flammability Limits
  • Flashpoint and Fire Point, and
  • pH

Video Running Time:
10 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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