Learn how to author compliant Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

SDS are the primary means of communicating information on the hazards of chemicals and the risks they pose to human health and the environment.

This SDS course is aimed primarily at those who need to prepare and supply SDS. Ongoing changes to the REACH and CLP Regulations have impact on the content and layout of SDS and also increased the awareness of industry on the need for compliance with the new standard. Join Senior Regulatory Consultant, Fiona Moir, in this self-paced e-learning course.

Topics to be Covered in this e-learning course

  • The background of SDS within the EU
  • Why there was a need to update the SDS regulation
  • A full understanding of the requirements of a REACH compliant SDS and identify the skills and resources needed to create them

Highlights

Here is a summary of what you can expect from this online course:

  • 4 course modules

  • Instant access to 2 hours of course recordings

  • Course manual, summary handouts and additional resources

  • Test your learning with practical exercises and quizzes

  • Complete the course in approximately 4 hours

  • Completion certificate

  • All for EUR 425 including applicable sales taxes

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to this course

    • Welcome

    • How to use this course

    • Introduction to SDS Authoring

    • Introduction - Handout

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Course Manual

    • SDS Authoring - Learn how to author compliant SDS

  • 3

    Module 1 - Introduction to Safety Data Sheets

    • Introduction to Module 1

    • Module 1: Part 1 Introduction

    • Module 1: Part 2 EU 2020/878 Background

    • Module 1 - Handout

    • Module 1 - Test your knowledge

  • 4

    Module 2 - General obligations of SDS

    • Introduction to Module 2

    • Module 2: Part 1 General obligations and when to supply an SDS

    • Module 2: Part 2 SDS Basics

    • Module 2 - Handout

    • Module 2 - Test your knowledge

  • 5

    SDS Exercise 1 - Part 1

    • SDS Exercise 1 - Part 1

    • Corrupt SDS

    • SDS Exercise Worksheet

  • 6

    Module 3 - Compiling an SDS

    • Introduction to Module 3

    • Module 3: Part 1 SDS format including sections 1 and 2

    • Module 3: Part 2 sections 3, 4, 5 and 6

    • Module 3: Part 3 sections 7 and 8

    • Module 3: Part 4 sections 9, 10 and 11

    • Module 3: Part 5 sections 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16

    • Here you can download an example of a well authored SDS

    • Module 3 - Handout

    • Module 3 - Test your knowledge

  • 7

    SDS Exercise 1 - Part 2

    • SDS Exercise 1 - Part 2

    • Corrupt SDS

    • SDS Exercise Worksheet

    • Fixed SDS

    • Exercise 1 Solutions Sheet

  • 8

    Module 4 - Guidance on Safe Use

    • Introduction to Module 4

    • Module 4: Guidance on Safe Use

    • Module 4 - Handout

    • Module 4 - Test your knowledge

  • 9

    SDS Exercise 2

    • SDS Exercise 2

    • Exercise 2 SDS Worksheet

    • Exercise 2 Solution

  • 10

    Congratulations! Here's what's next

    • You're almost done!

    • We would appreciate your feedback before you go

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the regulatory background of Safety Data Sheets
  • Understand when you should be receiving an SDS and also when you must supply SDS downstream
  • Determine the necessary safe use information and risk management measure to be included in the SDS


How will you benefit from this course?

  • Knowledge

    Unlock valuable knowledge and practical tools to help you author compliant SDS

  • Cost Effective

    Access the course content immediately upon purchase and complete it at your own pace, in the comfort of your office or home.

  • Stay Ahead of the Curve

    Access the latest regulatory and scientific information delivered by leading experts in the field.

Price

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Who should attend?

This course has been specifically developed to

  • SDS Authors

  • Label Authors

  • Anyone working in regulatory affairs

  • Third party regulatory consultants

  • Anyone working in hazard and risk assessments

  • Downstream users of chemicals

Instructor(s)

Senior Hazard Communication Consultant

Fiona Moir

Fiona Moir is an experienced Safety Data Sheet author who can correctly classify substances and mixtures to the CLP regulation and other global classification systems. She compiles globally compliant product labels, including aspects of additional regulations such as the Biocidal Products Regulation, Detergents Directive and the Aerosols Dispensers Directive. She has been delivering Hazard Communication training to professionals in a wide range of industries.