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This advanced and pratical training is developed based on the ZDHC Chemical Management System Technical Industry Guide (ZDHC CMS TIG). It explains the minimum requirements of CMS implementation and contains case studies and practical examples for inspiration.

target audience

  • Facility Chemical Manager
  • Facility Sustainability Manager
  • Facility Production Manager
  • Facility Environmental and Wastewater Management Team
  • Auditors Evaluating Facilities on CMS Implementation

learning outcome

By the end of the course, you will have the skills to:

  1. Develop Policy and Strategy Documents: Create comprehensive policy and strategy documents that demonstrate the commitment of supplier leadership to various aspects.
  2. Establish CMS Procedures: Formulate and implement relevant procedures for Chemical Management System (CMS) to ensure adherence to safety and regulatory standards.
  3. Conduct Assessments: Perform assessments covering regulatory compliance, chemical hazard and risk, capabilities of supply chain partners, and identification of safer alternatives.
  4. Implement Health & Safety Actions: Develop and implement health and safety procedures for all employees, fostering a secure working environment.
  5. Manage Chemical Inventory: Effectively handle Chemical Inventory Lists (CIL) and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to enhance transparency and traceability in chemical management.
  6. Monitor Environmental Outputs: Oversee and manage wastewater, sludge, air, and solid waste outputs, ensuring effective environmental management.
  7. Continuous Improvement: Engage in continuous improvement practices through internal and external reviews, identifying areas for enhancement, and implementing onsite training as needed.

course curriculum

The training composes of 9 sections, which mirrors the ZDHC CMS TIG.

A. Start of the CMS Journey - Preparation and Planning

  1. Chemical Management Policy
  2. Chemical Management Strategy

B. Build Up Through Action - Implementation

  1. Assessments (Regulatory, Chemical, Supply Chain, Safer Alternative)

  2. Health & Safety

  3. Chemical Inventory

  4. Storage & Handling

C. Monitor and Accelerate - Review and Update

  1. Process Control

  2. Output Management (Wastewater, Sludge, Air Emission, Solid Waste)

  3. Continuous Improvement

Upcoming courses

Online (Self-Guided): Learners are able to take training independently on an online learning platform provided by our Approved Training Provider. Upon completion of the courses to take an exam and receive your certificate (if eligible).

Hybrid: Training provider will be hosting this training in a range of different medium, this can be a mix of online and in-person training. See specific course details or contact your training for more information.

Online (Trainer Guided): Learners are expected to attend this training at a specific date and time specified by your trainer provider. Training will be conducted via an market available online meeting software such as Zoom or Microsoft Team.