Hydrochloric Acid (Storage and Handling)


The Hydrochloric Acid (Storage and Handling Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with the storage of bulk hydrochloric acid and the dispensing and filling of packages for retail sale, including exposure to hazardous chemicals, hazardous manual tasks, spill or leak of chemicals, and environmental hazards.

The SWMS details the health and safety precautions (including protective clothing and PPE), emergency procedures for fire, and spill or leak of chemicals, and first aid procedures required when storing, and handling large quantities of hydrochloric acid used as a pool chemical.