Laboratory Safety Training

Laboratory Safety Training
Thursday, May 10, 1 pm to 3 pm
Wednesday, May 16, 9 am to 11 am
Friday, June 1, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
081 Allyn Hall
Current Students

Description: Laboratory Safety Training provides an overview of laboratory safety requirements including the recognition and mitigation of laboratory hazards; the use of engineering controls, administrative controls and personal protective equipment; working safely with chemicals, the use of SDSs, procedures for disposing of hazardous waste, and fire safety precautions for the laboratory including:

  • General Laboratory Safety
  • Hazard Communication/GHS
  • Radiation Safety Awareness
  • Biological Safety
  • Waste Management

Audience: The training is required for all personnel who work in a lab with hazardous chemicals.

Topics include:

  • emergency procedures
  • OSHA Lab Safety Standard
  • health and physical hazards
  • routes of exposure
  • signs and symptoms of exposure
  • recognition and mitigation of laboratory hazards
  • use of engineering controls
  • use of administrative controls, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) housekeeping, and
  • audits


For information, contact
Marjorie Markopoulos
Biological and Chemical Safety Officer