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February 21, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Category: Training
Location: 5425 Woodward #300 | Map
5425 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, 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 annually for all employees who work in a lab with hazardous chemicals. 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
For more information about this event, please contact Elena Fracassa at 313-993-5702 or