We have a laboratory space with a fume hood and a biosafety cabinet available for use as a hands-on safety training location for lab workers. We are in the process of developing a training syllabus for a 2 hour training module that addresses both biosafety and chemical safety issues at a basic level (proper use of ventilation equipment, selection of PPE, spill clean-up, etc.).
The question came up as to whether other schools have developed similar training sessions and what they might be including in this setting. If anyone has developed such a program and is willing to share lessons learned from this experience, we'd appreciate any words of wisdom you have.
Thanks for your help with this.
Ralph Stuart CIH
Laboratory Ventilation Specialist
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
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