August 10, 2016

Laboratory Safety

Who Should Attend?

The course is designed to accommodate: all chemical, microbiological and physical laboratory technicians and assistants, laboratory managers, health and safety representatives, Occupational Hygiene managers. Production personnel who handle or pack chemical substances.

Course Content

  • Introduction to safety in the laboratory
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act & Control of substances Hazardous to Health
  • Responsibilities of management and employees
  • Risk assessments – how to identify and manage hazards
  • Safety of facilities and design of facilities
  • Chemical and biological hazards – understanding hazards, MSDS, safe practices
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Instrumentation – safety, guarding, safe operation
  • How to make SOP’s part of your safety program
  • Emergency procedures
  • How you can contribute to a safe working environment