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Laboratory Safety 1: Introduction, Overview, General...

 Laboratory Safety 1:Introduction, Overview, General Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety (4946-09) This course presents the basic concepts of occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. It provides a general overview, followed by a more detailed consideration of biological hazards in laboratories. Version Date: March 2009

Code 4916-09
Level Advanced

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PEP hours: 16
CPS credits: 0.8
Level: Advanced
Course Type: Intensive
Start Date: January 1, April 1 and September 1
Completion: 8 weeks
Delivery: Online via E-Learning Society
Prerequisites: None
Textbook: N/A
Equipment: Computer with Internet is required
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the “routes of entry” for hazards that result in worker exposure
  • Understand the principles of hazard identification and levels of hazard control
  • Identify biological hazards in the laboratory and determine measures to control employee exposure to these hazards
Author/Instructor: Gene Shematek, ROH, CIH, MSc(A), MLT
Version Date: March 2009