Chemical Protection Sign

Chemical Protection Training Introduction

Employers have a duty to ensure that all employees are provided with adequate training.  Chemical Protection training covers a wide scope and variety of training requirements covering:

  • Protective clothing from splash suits to gas tight suits.
  • Spill control procedures
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Emergency Response Teams

The range of fire, general and safety training services we provide are complimentary to the above.  This page outlines the generic services we offer to meet your needs.

Chemical Protection Suits

This section of the page covers the use of chemical protection suits.

Chemical Protection Suit Course Pre-requisites

If necessary attendance at other fire, safety or specialist training courses we provide.

Chemical Protection Suit Course Content

This is a generic outline of the course content:

  1. Selection of chemical protection suits:
  2. Donning the protective equipment
  3. Selection of additional protective equipment such as:
    –  respiratory protective equipment
    –  distress signal units
    –  gas detection
    –  ATEX approved equipment, radios, lights, etc
    –  Decontamination aids, emergency airlines, etc
    –  Additional PPE
  4. Emergency Procedures
  5. Donning with additional equipment
  6. Doffing, care, cleanliness or disposal arrangements
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Chemical Spill Procedures

This section of the page covers the use of spill kits and equipment for Dealing with spills: PPG 22 

Chemical Spill Kit

Chemical Spill Procedures Course Pre-requisites

If necessary attendance at other fire, safety or specialist training courses we provide.

Chemical Spill Procedures Course Content

This is a generic outline of the course content:

  1. Selection of spill kits and equipment
  2. Spill containment
    – Contain at or close to Source
    – Surface Containment
    – Contain in the drainage system
    – Contain on or in the watercourse
  3. Incident Response Plans
  4. Spill control and clean up
  5. Use of improvised equipment
  6. Use of neutralising agents
  7. Disposal considerations
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Chemical Decontamination Procedures

This section of the page covers the need for the process involved in chemical decontamination for normal and emergency requirements.

Chemical Decontamination Shower

Chemical Decontamination Procedures Course Pre-requisites

If necessary attendance at other fire, safety or specialist training courses we provide.

Chemical Decontamination Procedures Course Content

This is a generic outline of the course content:

  1. Selection of decontamination equipment
  2. Decontamination zones and the factors that affect siting
  3. Wet decontamination
  4. Dry decontamination
  5. Emergency decontamination
  6. Additional air supplies
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Emergency Response Team Training

This section outlines the range of training courses available to meet the varied needs of an Emergency Response Team.

Emergency Response Team Badge

Emergency Response Team Training Pre-requisites

None.  See below.

Emergency Response Team Training Content

The contents of emergency response training are in modular format to enable a company to select the elements of training suitable and relevant for their Emergency Response Team.

The modular training elements are:

  • Hose and Hose fittings
  • Pumps and pump operation
  • Ladders
  • Foam & Foam equipment
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Chemical Protection
  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • Confined Spaces
  • Command & Control
  • Dynamic Risk Assessment
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ERT Training Venue

Training can be conducted at:

  • Fire Safety Trainer practical training premises.
    Details of these can be found on the contact page.
  • Your premises.  Please see the attached notes.
  • Other suitable agreed venues.

ERT Training Duration

To be determined based on need. 

ERT Training Size

Maximum 8
Minimum 4

ERT Training Assessment

  • In house written tick box questionnaire
  • Practical assessment and recorded to our standards

ERT Training Qualification

  • Candidates will obtain our company certification of successful pass.
  • Certificates will be sent to the company and not to individual candidates and will be valid for 3 years.

ERT Training Refresher

Determined by Employer based on:

  • Perceived need
  • Change in equipment