Laboratory Safety

Course ID: GI-307

While all workers in the lab are responsible for contributing to a safe working environment, OSHA requires supervisors to play an important role in identifying and avoiding hazards, maintaining a clean and safe lab, training employees, preparing for emergencies, and keeping records. This training session will help laboratory supervisors gain a better understanding of the specifics of their role in implementing and demonstrating safe lab procedures. Supervisors will be able to identify the relevant OSHA standard for laboratory safety and discuss major components and requirements. This class will cover:

  • Hazard Identification
  • Chemical Hygiene Plan
  • Information and Training
  • Exposure Monitoring
  • Medical consultation and examinations.