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Thu 1 Oct 2020
00:00 - 00:00

Provided by: Department of Chemistry


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Chemistry: SF3 Advanced Safety Training for Experimentalists

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Description

Advanced induction training for experimentalists introduces some of the department’s special chemical hazards including explosives, hydrogen fluoride and cyanide, and restricted chemicals, and illustrates the consequences of incorrect waste disposal. Experimentalists are made aware of the biological hazards in the department and how these are controlled with a suitable risk assessment, safety cabinets and the need for the appropriate inactivation method to be applied. Attendees are alerted to the hazards and damage caused by non-ionising radiation, glassware and sharps, oil baths and lifting equipment. The induction concludes by directing the experimentalist to compulsory University-provided specialist training courses, the requirement for fire awareness training and sources of Health and Safety information.

  • This training is will be available on Moodle.
Target audience
  • New experimental chemistry postgraduates
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
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Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 1 Oct   00:00 - 00:00 00:00 - 00:00 Richard M Turner
Frequency
  • Yearly
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