The Safe Lab Environment

4.7 3 Reviews SKU: LTTSA00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

This course provides participants with an overview of safety considerations for nearly every aspect of laboratory operation. Safety issues regarding lab design and how design features protect lab workers are discussed. The importance of ventilation and the operation of ventilating equipment (such as chemical hoods and biological safety cabinets) are also emphasized. Also detailed are safe practices and precautions associated with the handling and storage of chemicals. The course also describes various methods for cleaning up chemical spills and the procedures and regulatory concerns for disposing of chemical waste.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe design features that help to provide a safe lab environment.
  • Explain how general ventilation is accomplished in a lab.
  • Describe the function and operation of fume hoods and list some guidelines that apply to their use.
  • Describe the function and operation of biological safety cabinets.
  • Describe safe practices associated with the storage of various chemicals in a lab.
  • Describe methods for cleaning up small to moderate chemical spills and disposing of contaminated waste.
  • Describe safety and regulatory concerns associated with the disposal of various forms of chemical waste.

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