Course for students, faculty and non-hospital staff
This one-hour class is mandatory for all researchers and supervisors of researchers working in a laboratory that engages in the laboratory use of hazardous chemicals. This training is focused on the Chemical Hygiene Plan (PDF) and the safe use, storage, and emergency procedures for hazardous chemicals. Specific chemical safety topics covered include chemical hazards, how to obtain chemical hazard information, hazard controls including personal protective equipment, chemical storage, hazardous chemical waste, and spill procedures. In addition to covering chemical safety and the chemical hygiene plan, this training also provides an introduction to other laboratory hazards including biohazardous research, radioactive material, and lasers.
This course is available on EHSA, and is required to be completed every year.