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Hazards of Chemicals and Gases

COURSE NO: H05-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Hazards of Chemicals and Gases
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course explains why certain chemicals are considered hazardous to personnel working in facilities containing such chemicals. It also provides an overview of handling chemicals as well as provides resources of information about these chemicals.


The various chemicals found in our industry as well as the home are useful when properly applied. If the user is uninformed about correct applications, storage, and potential hazards, these chemicals can become threats to our safety.


This 5 PDH  online course is applicable to chemical and environmental engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the hazards of chemicals and gases.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Corrosives
  • Toxic compounds
  • Compressed gases
  • Flammable and combustible liquids
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Module 5, "Hazards of Chemicals and Gases" of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1015/1-93, "Chemistry".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Hazards of Chemicals and Gases (885 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Module 5 of this DOE publication.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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