Employees working in laboratories not only are exposed to many types of hazards, but also can create a high risk to other employees, the lab, and the environment.
The Laboratory Safety training is intended to address universal safety measures for achieving a safe and healthy working environment. It covers good laboratory practices that must be understood and observed by all individuals involved in the laboratory. It encompasses control measures essential for protecting all laboratory occupants from potential biological, chemical and physical hazards. These controls consist of, but are not limited to, policies, guidelines, training requirements, standard operating procedures, personal protective equipment, laboratory inspections, hazard evaluations, and engineering controls. It also covers the regulatory standards, HAZCOM, HAZMAT standard and proper handling of hazardous waste.
This training will provide participant a comprehensive knowledge of all potential hazards in the laboratory setting be it in hospital, college, or private institute, and the proper approach to reduce impact on workers at all levels, patient and the organization.
By the end of Laboratory Safety Course participants will be able to:
This course covers:
This intensive, week-long program is intended for those responsible for implementing and maintaining a health and safety program in the laboratory includes:
A multiple-choice test is administered at the conclusion of the program. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.
All participants are issued a Training Manual (Student Guide).
Course Completion Certificate:
Program participants who successfully complete the course are issued a certificate of completion.