Laboratory Safety Training

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Date: March 20, 2020
Time: 10:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location: 5425 Woodward # 300 | Map
5425 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Category: Training

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


Elena Fracassa




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