Certified handler requirements

This quick guide provides information on needing certified handlers to handle certain hazardous substances, and information on what to do to become a certified handler.

Some work with highly hazardous substances must be carried out by a certified handler.

Certified handler requirements - quick guide (PDF 90 KB)

This guide:

  • Tells you about your duties as a PCBU to have one or more certified handlers if your workplace uses, handles, manufactures or stores certain hazardous substances.
  • Tells workers what to do to become a certified handler. It also has useful information for PCBUs about their duties and the training their workers will need.