Please pardon the cross posting.
The Laboratory Safety Institute will be offering a two-day lab safety short course in Watsonville, CA, July 17-18, 2017 at Driscoll Strawberries.
This course provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. You will learn to identify and manage common laboratory hazards; many of which you may never have considered. Using a "real world" approach to safety issues in the laboratory, our seasoned instructors will illustrate how to reduce the likelihood of injury, illness, accidents and lawsuits while providing you with simple, inexpensive (even free) things that you can do to have an even better safety program. Registrants are encouraged to bring their problem descriptions, accident accounts and safety program materials for review and discussion.
Topics will include:
• Accidents & Activities
• Biological & Animal Hazards
• Chemical Handling & Storage
• Disposal of Chemicals
• Electrical Safety
• Eye & Face Protection
• Fire Control
• Hazardous Waste Disposal
• Legal Aspects of Safety
• Needs Assessment
• OSHA Lab Standard
• Planning for Emergencies
• Safety Program Planning
• Scope of the Problem
• Student/ Employee Involvement
Registrants will receive 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU's)
Graduate Credit eligibility
The two-day course is priced at $875.
Register at labsafetyinstitute.org.
James A. Kaufman, Ph.D.
The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI)
A Nonprofit Educational Organization for
Safety in Science, Industry, and Education
192 Worcester Street, Natick, MA 01760-2252
508-647-1900 Fax: 508-647-0062
Cell: 508-574-6264 Res: 781-237-1335
Skype: labsafe; 508-319-1225
Parliamentarian and Past-Chair, Committee on Safety in Science Education
International Council for Associations of Science Education ICASE)
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