Training & Courses

Basic Laboratory Safety (#27853) - WEBINAR

Presented in live webinar format.  Participants will be able to ask questions live through chat format. This will be a web-based solution and will not require any software or online registrations of any kind. Details on how to access this course on the scheduled date will be emailed to participants prior to the course’s commencement.

This course has been developed to provide basic introduction to general laboratory safety measures and is intended as a starting point for more site-specific workplace training.

The course will provide general information regarding the health and safety practices and considerations required for working in a laboratory environment. 

Topics of discussion include: the recognition and mitigation of laboratory hazards; the use of engineering controls, administrative controls and personal protective equipment; working safety with chemicals, biological and radioactive materials, the use of SDSs, procedures for disposing of hazardous waste and safety resources available for the laboratory personnel.

Topics Include:

  • Occupational Health & Safety framework / Due Diligence
  • Introduction to laboratory safety
  • Fire safety
  • Best Practices
  • Housekeeping
  • Common laboratory hazards
    • Chemical
    • Physical
    • Biological
    • Radioactive
  • Material handling & storage
  • Chemical hygiene plan – an overview
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Engineering controls & fume hood overview
  • Laboratory hazard assessments
  • New equipment

 Upon completion of this course each attendee will receive a certificate of completion.

Please Note: Cancellation notices must be received five days prior to event date. Registration fees will be refunded less a $50 enrollment charge. Alternately, you are able to send someone else as a replacement attendee.

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  • June 15, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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