Laboratory Safety – Chemical Hazards 2018-19

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A lot of important scientific research and development is done in laboratories. The healthcare, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas industries, and many others, rely on lab results to create processes and products, and to save lives. However, there can be hazards to laboratory workers. Not least among them are chemical hazards. This course will teach the learner to recognize the basics of chemical classification and safety, including safe handling and storage, the correct use of PPE, and recommended emergency procedures. This course is designed for all employees and students working with chemicals in a laboratory or research setting. It is intended to assist the employer in complying with OSHA’s hazardous chemical training requirements for laboratories and general industry.

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