Quarter Academic Credit
1.5

Review regulations, standards and industry best practices for chemical, physical and biological hazards in the laboratory environment. Job safety analysis, engineering and administrative controls, and the use of personal protective equipment are covered. Examine spill response, hazardous waste management and environmental hazard mitigation. 

Learn about hazardous waste requirements, shipping issues and environmental hazards. Become conversant about and gain practical knowledge of chemical, physical and biological hazards in the laboratory environment. Chemical hygiene officers, lab managers and personnel, consultants, and safety officers benefit from learning to apply regulations associated with laboratory hazards, conduct job safety analyses and establish a chemical hygiene plan. 

This course helps students to comply with CCR Title 8 §5191 relating to chemical exposure in laboratories, and is an elective course for the Workplace Health and Safety Certificate Program.

Course Code
382980