Many warehouses store hazardous substances.
This entails a risk for the people working in those warehouses.
There is also a risk to the environment.
It is therefore necessary to ensure that people who regularly work with or handle hazardous substances receive expert training.
This is not without obligation, but is a legal requirement.

Target group
Personnel who regularly handle hazardous materials and waste such as:

  • taking delivery
  • using and storing these substances and being involved in their internal transport

Make personnel who perform actions as mentioned under the target group aware of the danger aspects associated with these actions. Provide them with knowledge and insight into the regulations concerning hazardous substances. Use personal protective equipment correctly during activities. To be able to carry out practical actions in order to combat calamities (such as spillages or fires). In addition to factual knowledge, the aim is to develop an environmental and safety awareness in the student.

No specific previous training is required.


The target group will come into contact with hazardous substances and/or hazardous waste in various ways during the performance of their regular work.
Where appropriate, he/she must be able to take receipt of the hazardous substances from the transporter.
Store hazardous substances in accordance with the rules and be able to use the correct personal protective equipment when using these substances.
In the event of calamities, he/she must be able to act appropriately and report the incident.
He/she may be charged with handling the hazardous waste of the business unit. It may also be his/her task to prepare dangerous substances for transport or to pass them on to other users. Members of the target group may be employed at, for example Storage and transhipment companies, company dispatchers and logistics centres. A certificate will be issued at the end of the course.

Course Content:

  • Legal framework for the storage of hazardous substances
  • Hazardous substances and concepts
  • Coding and classification of dangerous substances
  • Packaging and labelling
  • Measures in case of fire
  • Measures in case of spillages and environmental reports

Course duration

  • Classical, 2-day session
  • Digital class 2 dayparts
  • Webinar, 2 day session
  • Blended, 1 day session
  • Internet, at your own discretion
  • Repetition, depending on method chosen

Location and time
The course is preferably held at participating companies. If necessary, we will hire a location if there is sufficient participation, taking into account the place of residence of the participants. The courses are held in consultation with the company. It is possible to hold the course in the evening hours and/or on Saturdays.