General aspects of chemicals.
Hazard communication from the globally harmonized system.
Chemical risk management
Storage, disposal of pesticides and procedures for an emergency
Risk management associated with the use of chemical substances in the workplace has gained great relevance from international and national regulations and from the interest of people and companies for protection against the potential effects of chemical substances. For this reason, the ILO with the cooperation of the European Union has developed this virtual course that will provide tools to manage these risks in the workplace.
All those involved in chemical risk management in the agricultural sector (agricultural workers and their representatives, agricultural employers and their representatives, consultants and trainers from public or private entities interested in the subject).
Knowledge about the fundamental aspects for the management of the risk to the health of workers from exposure to chemical substances in agriculture.
The overall objective of this course is to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge on the fundamental aspects of managing the risk to workers' health from exposure to chemicals in agriculture. Specifically, participants have the ability to:
The course is developed in a virtual and autonomous way, which allows the participants to have greater flexibility in the time of dedication and study schedules.
Before starting this course, you will be asked to answer a series of questions related to the course to find out your level of knowledge on the subject.
The course material consists of the following 4 modules:
At the end of the careful reading of the 4 modules, you must take the final test to assess your understanding. If you pass this final test, you will obtain a Digital Certificate of the course.
This course is designed for those interested who need instruction and certification for the acquisition of knowledge on chemical risk management in the agricultural sector. If this is your case, join.