The typical laboratory is home to a wide range of chemicals that need to be stored and labeled properly for a safe use. Inappropriate storage of some chemicals within the laboratory may incur great hazards. This course intends to offer guidance on the basic principles of safe chemical storage and handling in laboratories. It shows participants the common hazards in a lab and how to protect themselves and others from them.
Store substances properly
Avoid injury and ill health from chemical substances
Learn about hazardous substances
Learn all the necessary safety equipment
Get rid of the waste safely
Who Should Attend?
Workplace Health and Safety Committee members
Human Resource Managers
Workplace Health and Safety Managers
Employees using hazardous substances
Employees using hazardous chemicals
Chemicals quality assurance
Chemical assessment methods
Chemical substance transport
Utilization of chemical analysis
Handling of chemicals
Laboratory Fume Hoods
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Use of respirators
Protection of skin and body
Types of Specialized Storage Available
Some Basic Principles of Chemical Storage
Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids
Storage of Compressed Gases
Labeling of Stored Chemicals
Chemical waste disposal methods
Safe disposal of unknown/unlabeled chemicals
High-temperature incineration using existing industrial plants
Disposal of containers
Disposal of controlled substances and their precursors
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