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Tue 10 Jan 2017
09:00 - 12:30

Venue: Todd-Hamied

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Department of Chemistry: Chemical Safety
Special

Tue 10 Jan 2017

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.

If you have attended the 2-hour departmental chemical safety training it is not necessary to attend this course as well.

Target audience
  • PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and Technicians
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 10 Jan 2017   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 Todd-Hamied John Hulme
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

Notes

This course will be held in the Department of Chemistry, Todd Hamied Room.

Duration

One session of two hours

Frequency

A number of times per year


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