The workshop will outline measures to follow for effective decontamination following exposure to chemical splashes to prevent or lessen the severity of a chemical injury. The session is delivered by Diphex who will provide training in the use of their specialist chemical washing solutions - Diphoterine and Hexafluorine.
Suitable for staff who may be called on to respond in the event of a chemical injury and staff e.g. Safety advisers, managers etc responsible for assessing first aid requirements.
A general introduction to Diphex
The identification of hazardous chemicals and associated issues
How and why a chemical burn develops
The difference between active and passive washing following a chemical splash
The advancements that have been made in the deployment of Emergency Chemical First Aid following a chemical incident
Course chargesCancellation fee: Your Division/Faculty will incur a chargeshould you fail to attend on the day or cancel your place any later than five full working days before the course. This will be the cost of your place on the course.
Further informationSickness: If you are unable to attend the course due to sickness, please can you or a member of your team notify us by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible on the day of the course, if not before.