Chemical safety skills matrix template

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With our free chemical safety skills matrix template, you will receive a clear overview of the skills that are present in your organization, as well as those that are missing. Using this information, you can develop and implement a plan to ensure that your employees’ skills in chemical safety are up to date, comprehensive, compliant, and ready for the future.

  • Certified Chemical Safety Specialist
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  • Certified Chemical Hygiene Officer
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Certified Chemical Safety Auditor
  • Certified Chemical Safety Trainer
  • Certified Chemical Safety Consultant
  • Certified Chemical Safety Engineer
  • Certified Chemical Safety Coordinator
  • Certified Chemical Safety Analyst
  • Certified Chemical Storage and Handling Specialist
  • Certified Chemical Spill Response Specialist
  • Certified Chemical Safety Compliance Officer
  • Certified Chemical Risk Assessor
  • Certified Chemical Safety Data Analyst
  • Certified Chemical Safety Inspector
  • Certified Chemical Safety Program Manager
  • Certified Chemical Exposure Assessment Specialist
  • Certified Chemical Safety Emergency Planner
  • Certified Chemical Safety Educator

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Hazardous Chemicals Handling: Proficiency in handling hazardous chemicals safely, including proper storage, labeling, and disposal practices. Certifications such as the Hazardous Materials Handler Certification (HMHC) demonstrate competence in the safe handling of hazardous chemicals.

Chemical Risk Assessment: Skills in assessing chemical hazards and evaluating their potential risks to human health and the environment. Certifications like the Certified Chemical Risk Assessor (CCRA) validate expertise in conducting chemical risk assessments.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection and Use: Knowledge of selecting and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for chemical handling, including understanding different types of PPE and their limitations. Certifications such as the PPE Specialist Certification (PPESC) demonstrate proficiency in PPE selection and use.

Chemical Spill Response: Understanding of proper procedures for responding to chemical spills, including containment, clean-up, and decontamination. Certifications like the Chemical Spill Response Certification (CSRC) validate competence in managing chemical spill incidents.

Chemical Safety Regulations and Compliance: Familiarity with relevant chemical safety regulations and standards, such as OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), REACH, or GHS. Certifications like the Certified Chemical Safety Professional (CCSP) demonstrate knowledge of chemical safety regulations and compliance requirements.


Skills management software is essential in chemical safety to effectively track and manage the specialized skills and qualifications required for handling hazardous chemicals. It ensures that personnel with expertise in chemical risk assessment, proper handling techniques, and safety protocols are properly assigned. This supports compliance with safety regulations, minimizes the risk of accidents, and protects the health and well-being of employees.

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