March 17, 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 programme
•Emergency procedures
•How you can contribute to a safe working environment