Hydrofluoric Acid Awareness Training – HF

Course Detail

Hydrofluoric Acid Awareness Training

This training is designed to meet the needs of those who may come into contact with Hydrofluoric Acid which is one of a number of substances that require first aiders to have additional training as recommended by the HSE.
The course however is suitable as general HF awareness training for all site personnel where HF is used. This course can include site specific content where required.

Course Duration: 1.5 – 2 Hours duration

Hydrofluoric Acid Awareness Training

  • Introduction to Hydrofluoric Acid
  • The dangers of Hydrofluoric Acid Burns
  • Storage, Handling & COSHH awareness
  • Physiological effects – Skin-Eyes-Ingestion- Inhalation
  • Aims of First Aid treatment
  • Use of specific antidotes
  • Record Keeping & Reporting


This course is based on continual assessment.


On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a certification of attendance valid for 3 years


Not sure if this course is for you, then download our free employers guide or call us on 0800 038 5399 or complete our quick contact form with any questions or visit our frequently asked questions page.


We now run all our East Lancashire courses from the new Burnley Dedicated Training venue which provides free parking and easy motorway access. We also have venues available in Bolton and Chorley.