In this course, participants will learn how to recognize the purpose and components of a laboratory chemical hygiene plan. At the end of the class, participants will know how to identify their responsibilities of implementation and managing of such a plan.
Lecture will be supplemented with classroom exercises to strengthen the participant’s understanding of the methods presented.
At the conclusion of the training, participants will:
- Recognize the definitions relating to OSHAs requirements for a chemical hygiene plan
- Identify components of a laboratory chemical hygiene plan
- Understand requirements for training and the information given to employees
- Identify monitoring of employee exposure and medical requirements
- Recognize OSHA requirements for hazard identification
Key Session 2 Topics:
- Compresed Gas Cylinders
- Labeling, Signs and Tags
- Hazardous Chemicals
- Chemical Spills
- Emergency Preparedness
- Fire and Fire Related Emergencies
- Glassware and Sharps
Who Should Attend:
Safety Officers, Supervisors or managers who have the responsibility to manage a laboratory safety program
In order to fulfill OSHA (29 CFR 1910.1450) annual CHP training requirements for your laboratory, Labtopia offers additional customized training to include the following topics:
Your laboratory chemical list and their MSDS
Emergency Preparedness Plan
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
To register for Part 3 of this series, click here
Speaker Karen Olson
Karen Olson is the Quality Assurance and Health and Safety Manager for Labtopia Solutions. She specializes in technical review of Quality Systems, assisting in implementation and maintanence ofQuality and Safety systems as well as technical auditing. Her diverse background in Chemistry, Quality Assurance and Safety, as well as managing personnel ...
Karen Olson is the Quality Assurance and Health and Safety Manager for Labtopia Solutions. She specializes in technical review of Quality Systems, assisting in implementation and maintanence ofQuality and Safety systems as well as technical auditing. Her diverse background in Chemistry, Quality Assurance and Safety, as well as managing personnel enables her to be aware of what exaclty a client is looking for in a quality or health and safety system. Karens’ knowledge of these systems enables her to assist the client in quickly obtaining NELAC or ISO certification and help in maintaining those systems, if needed . She takes great pride in knowing exaclty what the client is looking for in a technical system and works hard to ensure the clients quality or safety systems are premier .
Karen gets excited during the course of her day when she is able to assist in developing a clients quality or safety program and increase their understanding of the complexity of NELAC or ISO standards. She enjoys interacting with client employees and the prospect of providing a positive contribution to the company’s success.
In her off time, Karen and her husband have two teenage children and a hound dog who keep them pretty busy, but you can still find her enjoying the outdoors in hikes around the Houston area, fishing in San Luis Pass (second sand bar for sure) and her down time is her second love of life – reading, she is never far from a book.