In business, and in more ways than one, this will stand you in good stead. For one thing, the authorities will be your friend for life. Be cooperative with them about setting up regular, annual schedules of industry approved hazmat training and give them regular feedback on the progress being made. Educate your staff compliment on this necessity and empower them with safety and security skills that may be challenging and time-consuming, even costly, to acquire otherwise.
Do not hem and haw if you are merely a one-man startup operation at this time. In time, your business should grow and new hands will be required to help you maintain your operations functionally and profitably. As one of a number of prepping tools to use for the purpose of starting up your first workshop go on at least one training workshop for now. Do not hem and haw over how much time this is going to take out of your work schedule.
HAZMAT and its related training methodologies have come a long way over the years. Today it is no longer necessary to book training workshops over long periods of time. A week in business is a lengthy period. Today, small business owners can simply go online, make enquiries on what safety and security training workshops would be relevant to their line and proceed with a booking for a first scheduled workshop.
The beauty of the internet and much of the required or recommended training is that you would never have to leave your desk initially. You can do your theoretical training at your desk. And while you are at it, you will be able to access video demonstrations on how set practical procedures are carried out.