Training Opportunities and Requirements
The following table includes a list of the current and upcoming chemical and lab safety training courses available. Check the training schedule to see when the course is offered next.
|Course Name||Required to Complete Training||Frequency||Course Offering|
|Introduction to Chemical and Lab Safety||Personnel working in a laboratory, and/or conducting experiments involving chemical that presents hazards such as toxicity and other health hazards, flammability, reactivity and others.||4 years||Classroom|
|Hazardous Waste||Laboratory personnel performing work that generate hazardous chemical waste||
|Classroom (first time)
|Lab Safety Training for Area Campus||Supplemental training for lab personnel who work in the laboratory and students who perform experiments as part of their course work. This training is in addition to hands-on lab-specific training provided by their supervisor.||Every 2 years for Lab personnel, every start of the semester for students.||View Powerpoint and take Quiz to get a certificate|
|HF (Hydroflouric acid) Hazard and Risk Awareness||
Laboratory personnel needing authorization to work with HF and all others who access the laboratory where HF is stored and/or used.
IMPORTANT! To be authorized to work with HF, lab personnel must:
|Every 2 years||
In addition to providing HF Hazard and Risk Awareness lecture, EH&S provides on-site hazard and risk assessment, SOP review and planning for safe use of HF. EH&S verifies that all required fume hood, PPE, first aid kit, and spill kit for HF use are available.
Request lecture and/or consulation by calling 803-777-7650
|Handling of Compressed gases||Laboratory personnel conducting experiments involving compressed gases||2 years||Coming in 2019|
|Planning and providing Lab-specific safety training||Principal Investigator and lab managers who provide daily oversight for lab group members||4 years||Coming in 2019