Protective Coatings Application - Unit 1.8: Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Objective: To understand the requirements for Health and Safety data sheets, referred to as safety data sheets (SDS), supplied by the coating manufacturers.

  • It is a legal requirement that a safety data sheet is supplied to the buyer of the product.
  • The safety data sheet should be made available at the workface - to the operative.
  • The format of the safety data sheets can vary from supplier to supplier.
  • You should not use products without having the safety data sheets available.

We will also review Hazard Communications used in certain countries.