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Chemical Safety Training

Introduction to Chemical Safety 

Aimed at: Faculty, Research staff, Technical Officers and Postgraduate Researchers

This course is suitable for all staff and postgraduate researchers working with chemical agents as part of their role. This course provides information on the statutory requirements for working with chemical agents and also, information on the practical aspects of working safely with chemical agents in the laboratory setting.


At the end of the course participants will have an understanding of the principles of chemical safety, legislative requirements in respect of chemical safety and will be able to conduct risk assessments on the safe use of chemical agents within the laboratory in accordance with the requirements of relevant legislation and best practice.


  • Chemical Safety Legislation
  • Effects of Chemicals on the Body
  • Classification of Chemical Agents
  • Principles of Safe Storage & Handling
  • Chemical Agents Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures

Duration: 50 minutes

Please register your interest for this course (opens in a new window)HERE

Interested applicants will be notified in advance as to when this course will be taking place.

Recommended Course to Complete with this Training: Risk Assessment Training

Contact UCD SIRC Office

University SIRC Office, Roebuck Castle, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 8771 | E: sirc@ucd.ie