Why Should You Take This Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course?
This Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course - 2DSC provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. You will learn to identify and manage common laboratory hazards, many of which you may never have considered. Topics include: chemical and biological hazards, electrical safety, emergency preparedness, fire control, handling glassware, hazardous material storage, hazardous waste management, legal aspects, OSHA Lab Standard, safety program planning, personal protective equipment, and ventilation.
Why Choose The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI)?
Using a "real world" approach to safety issues in the laboratory, our seasoned instructors will illustrate how to reduce the likelihood of injury, illness, accidents and lawsuits while providing you with simple, inexpensive (even free) things that you can do to have an even better safety program. Registrants are encouraged to bring their problem descriptions, accident accounts and safety program materials for review and discussion.
Topics To Be Covered Include:
Please Note: Not Included with your registration is lodging, transportation and meals.
Scope of the Problem (U)
Activity I – Accidents (B)
Legal Aspects of Safety (N)
OSHA Laboratory Standard (P)
Fire Control (I)
Biological and Animal Hazards (C)
Handling Glassware (K)
Eye and Face Protection (H)
Activity II - Planning for Emergencies (Q)
Handling Chemical Reagents (J)
Electrical Safety (G)
Activity III - Your Most Serious Problem
Storage of Chemicals (D)
Disposal of Chemicals (F)
Safety Equipment Display
Needs Assessment (O)
Employee/Student Involvement (V)
Activity IV - Safety Program Planning (T)
Movie: Safety - Isn"t It Worth It?
Workshop Critique and Discussion
|Certificates||Same day as course completion|
|Parking||Free parking available on site|
192 Worcester Street, Natick, MA 01760
TU Jan 07, WE Jan 08 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) was founded in 1978 by Dr. James A. Kaufman to provide safety training for secondary school science teachers. We are a non-profit (501C3) corporation and Massachusetts Public Charity and the only Non-Profit International Center for Lab Safety in Science and Science Education. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality safety training, audits, inspections and consultation services in a wide variety of academic and non-academic environments. To date, we have trained over 100,000 professionals from secondary schools, universities, colleges, government, and private industries.