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Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects In Laboratory Safety

 Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects in Laboratory Safety (4918-09) The goal of this course is to cover a range of special topics related to controlling hazards in the laboratory and dealing with emergency situations relevant to the laboratory environment. Version Date: March 2009

Code 4918-09
Level Advanced

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PEP hours: 15
CPS credits: 0.9
Level: Advanced
Course Type: Intensive
Start Date: January 1, April 1 and September 1
Completion: 8 weeks
Delivery: Online via E-Learning Society
Prerequisites: Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical and Physical Agents (4917-09)
Textbook: N/A
Equipment: Computer with Internet is required
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply the hierarchy of health and safety controls in the laboratory environment.
  • Understand the basic principles of ventilation, the operation of a fume hood, and the ways to optimize the protection provided by fume hoods.
  • Follow the do’s and avoid the don’ts of emergency spill response
  • Assess reference information in order to identify reproductive hazards in the workplace and to be able to follow the correct safety procedures for reproductive health
  • Identify appropriate procedures for managing hazardous wastes in the laboratory
  • Select, maintain and use the correct personal protective equipment.
Author/Instructor: Wayne Wood, ROH, CIH, MSc(A)
Version Date: March 2009