Chemical safety and security management at the local level

The chemical safety and security management program is designed to provide practical knowledge and experience in the field of chemical safety and security for all participants involved in activities related to chemicals, including hazardous materials. The program aims to strengthen governance in public safety and security, particularly as regards the safety of citizens.

The goal of chemical safety management is to reduce risk to society at all levels. A principal means for doing so is to promote greater standards of professionalism, the development of which will be incorporated into the training modules. Each module will have a specified set of training objectives and at the end of each module, trainees will need to pass a test.

Participants will be actively involved in developing and testing the training program, including, inter alia, submission of proposals, evaluation of the training program, and assessment of the  extent to which the training program has helped to raise their professional knowledge.

The training program will consist of lectures combined with practical seminars and exercises, including table-top exercises.



Subject to completion of each basic course, participants will receive a certificate based on ICCSS requirements. Specialized courses will be certified by appropriate national and international institutions.


Organization of trainings and participation

The scope of each training will be determined by participants’ requirements and needs. Courses will be tailored to the expertise of the participants, which each training group sharing a similar level of knowledge and competence in relation to chemicals and/or hazardous materials.

On completing each of the basic courses, participants will be tested on the knowledge gained from the trainings and will received a certificate for each course that is successfully passed. Holders of basic course certificates will be invited to participate in more advanced courses.

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