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June 25, 2014 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Category: Training
Location: Chemistry Paul A. Schaap Auditorium | Map
5101 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

This training addresses issues related to chemical safety, chemical waste disposal, and emergency procedures in the laboratory. It is required once for all employees who work in a lab with hazardous chemicals. This class combines the former OSHA Laboratory Standard and the Hazardous Waste & Emergency Procedures classes. Topics covered:

  • Contents of the OSHA Lab Standard (29 CFR 1910.1450)
  • WSU Chemical Hygiene Plan
  • Physical and health hazards of chemicals
  • Safety equipment in the laboratory
  • Safe handling and storage of chemicals
  • Safety Data Sheets, Hazard Classification & Labeling
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Explanation of EPA, MDEQ, and DOT regulations
  • Explanation of the WSU Emergency Contingency Plan
  • Laboratory employee's responsibilities as a hazardous waste generator
  • Definitions of hazardous waste
  • Procedures for collection, labeling, storage and removal of waste
  • Responding to injuries, spills, fires, and other emergencies in the laboratory

Click here to view the Laboatory Safety Powerpoint Presentation (note: viewing these slides does not count as training!)

For more information about this event, please contact Elena Fracassa at 313-993-5702 or ab5937@wayne.edu.