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Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Centre for Stem Cell Research: Chemical Safety
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Description

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

Target audience
  • PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians
  • University staff
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Topics covered
  • Brief introduction to some of the relevant legislation, including COSHH and DSEAR
  • Risk assessment of hazardous and dangerous chemicals, including chemical hazard identification and using the University Risk Assessment Form for chemicals
  • Risk control - the safe use of chemicals, including hierarchy of control and in particular…, Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), general workplace issues, and storage
  • Hazardous chemical waste
Format

Presentations

Duration

One session of two hours

Frequency

As required


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