HAZCHEMWIZE offers a wide variety of Dangerous Goods (DG) courses that comply with various health and safety legislation requirements in South Africa.
Our courses are offered both on-site at our training centres in Kempton Park, Johannesburg and Blackheath, Cape Town and off-site on location.
Our wide variety of Dangerous Goods courses include:
- Convey of Dangerous Goods by Road
- Dangerous Goods Qualified Person
- Dangerous Goods Legislation
- Dangerous Goods Handling & Awareness
- Dangerous Goods Spill Response
Please select the relevant course below or complete our online enquiry form for more detailed information about Dangerous Goods training courses.
Dangerous Goods Training
The Convey Dangerous Goods by Road course is designed to meet driver training requirements of Chapter V and Chapter VIII of the National Road Traffic Act, Act 93 of 1996.
The purpose of learning is to ensure safe loading, conveying and off-loading of dangerous goods according to legal and organisational requirements. Credited learners can convey dangerous/hazardous goods by road legally, safely, and handle incidents safely when they occur.
This certificate is required for Category “D” Professional Driver’s Permit applications and is approved and accredited by the National Department of Transport and all Licensing Authorities across South Africa.
The Dangerous Goods Handling and Awareness course is designed to meet the needs of employers with workers who handle and store Dangerous Goods in the workplace.
The person credited with this unit standard can describe the information, training and duties of persons exposed to hazardous substances and risks, as well as understanding the responsibilities of both employer and employee in such situations. Learners will be able to identify hazardous substances by product and company, the procedures required to handle them, the risks and dangers associated with hazardous substances and the methods of dealing with exposure to them.
They will also be able to explain the production, processing, use, storage, handling or transporting of hazardous substances, as well as deal with compliance and non-compliance issues.
The Dangerous Goods Legislation course is designed to meet the legislative requirements of Chapter V and Chapter VIII of the National Road Traffic Act, Act 93 of 1996 and the relevant National Standards.
This certificate enables managers, supervisors and other staff to understand the various legal requirements for dangerous goods load preparation, documentation, vehicle compliance, driver compliance and loading or off-loading safety requirements.
The Dangerous Goods Spill Response course is designed to meet the needs of employers with workers who handle and store Dangerous Goods in the workplace.
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard will be able to identify the presence of a hazardous materials incident and take the relevant precautionary measures. The benefit to the learner: The learner will have a skill essential to a career in fire fighting, and will be in a position to protect him/herself and the public in hazardous material situations. The broader benefit of competent practitioners: Competent qualifying learners will assist emergency services in protecting people and property from dangerous/hazardous materials at hazardous materials incidents.
The Dangerous Goods Qualified Person course is designed to meet the needs of employers with workers who are appointed to load or off-load Dangerous/Hazardous Goods in the workplace.
The person credited with this unit standard is capable of, Adhering to standard operating procedures and applicable requirements of South African National Standards for the loading/unloading of packaged goods and bulk. Identifying required placards, tremcards and dangerous goods declarations. Complying with standard operating procedures and South African National Standards after loading/unloading of dangerous goods and meeting with contents of the operating agreement.