Environmental Health & Safety

Laboratory Safety Orientation

Laboratory Safety Orientation (fundamentals) 2013

and Safety Orientation

Introduction to the fundamentals of laboratory safety, chemical safety, and general safety. Topics include: Signs & Labels, Hygiene and Health Habits, Protective clothing and equipment, Work practices, Emergencies, Storage and Handling, Hazard and Risk Assessment, Policies and Procedures, Authorizations, Roles / Rights / Responsibilities, Hazard identification, Control measures, Exposures, Chemical Hygiene Plans (CHP), References, Injury & Illness Prevention, Emergency Procedures, and Physical hazards. This course covers relevant campus Laboratory Safety Manual(s) and rights/responsibilities according to applicable regulations (Reference: 8 CCR 3320, 3221, 3380, 5110, 6151, 5154, 5164, 5191, 5194, 3203, 3380-3387), meets the requirements of the UC Regents Agreement (if completed after 09/24/12), and covers UC Policies (Laboratory Safety and Management HSE). This course includes Safety Orientation and Hazard Communication (2013) (if completed after 11/01/13).

COREQUISITE: This course does not qualify you to work with biohazardous materialsradiation, lasers, or hazardous waste. You must take additional training to work with those substances. NOTE: This course now covers Chemical Hygiene (previously a separate course) as of Wednesday 08/15/12.

Copyright: 2012    Length: 4 hours     Type: eCourse (online training)

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