Polyester awareness

Polyester awareness

The Polyester awareness training is an extensive resource of knowledge and skills in the safe use of polyester resin products. 

After completing certificate holder 

knows  and understands the safety procedures before, during and after the transfer of polyester chemicals. 

Is able to locate information about chemicals before, during and after transport and while working with them.

Knows how to prevent and mitigate inappropriate handling of chemicals, including exothermic reactions, inappropriate mixing, spillage.

Knows the consequences and possible incidents caused by improper handling of chemicals.

Understands how to reduce health risks from polyester materials.

Assesses whether the workplace is properly planned and organized in terms of occupational health and safety.

Uses materials, tools, machinery and personal protective equipment in a manner that complies with health and safety standards. 

Responds to dangerous situations 

Can perform first aid 

Target group:

– Production workers and wind turbine technicians,

– Workers in the boatbuilding industry,

– Automotive workers.

Strategic objectives

After completing polyester awareness training, certificate holder is competent in personal safety in relation to work with polyester resins and containing styrenisocyanides and is able to work with polyester resins in a way that is appropriate from a point of view of health and safety (in DK according to §5 in the Danish Working Environment Authority act no 292 from April 26, 2001).

Validity

Polyester awareness is a lifelong course

Physical requirement

The participant must not suffer from respiratory diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, styrene allergy, or any other resin derivative.