This overview course is designed for employees who work in an industrial, clinical, or academic laboratory setting. It will serve to educate the laboratory employee to diverse safety and health concerns related to their job. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives include the following: identify general requirements of the Laboratory Safety Standard, recognize the importance of a Chemical Hygiene Plan in your workplace, define the purpose of a Safety Data Sheet, describe safety guidelines specific to laboratory fire and burn hazards, and identify general emergency guidelines to be followed in the laboratory. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
All personnel working with hazardous chemicals in a laboratory setting
Expected Duration (hours)
identify requirements of the Laboratory Safety Standard
identify characteristics of a workplace Chemical Hygiene Plan
identify laboratory safety guidelines
identify good practices to follow in the prevention of laboratory fire and burn hazards