Municipal Affairs and Environment

Proper Handling of Chlorine and Chlorine Containers

Introduction

  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Chlorine Gas properties

Chlorine Gas

  • Chlorine gas properties
  • Health effects and first aid measures
  • Chlorine gas containers – cylinders and tonne containers
  • Preventative measures and safety equipment
  • Handling chlorine gas leaks
  • WHMIS and MSDS information

Sodium Hypochlorite and Calcium Hypochlorite

  • Introduction to hypochlorination chemicals
  • Properties of sodium hypochlorite and calcium hypochlorite
  • Proper handling and safety procedures
  • Health effects and first aid measures
  • WHMIS and MSDS information
 
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