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USGS Laboratory Safety

Course code: USGS-SAF-OSHA-8206-224
Course title: USGS Laboratory Safety
Description: This course is designed to educate employees working in the labs about the potential hazards they may encounter while working in the laboratory and the measures that they can take to protect themselves from these hazards. The course discusses working safely with chemicals, exposure limits and personal air monitoring, chemical inventories and chemical hygiene plans, personal protective equipment, fire extinguisher use, operation of the lab hoods and eyewashes and safety showers, the contents of the Material Safety Data Sheet, proper storage of chemicals and other pertinent emergency information for laboratory workers.
Objectives:
Educate employees working in the labs about the potential hazards they may encounter while working in the laboratory and the measures that they can take to protect themselves from these hazards.
Target Audience:
USGS Employees but if other bureaus want to take this training, they need to contact the Instructor.
Delivery method: ILT
Instructional hours: 0
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS SAFETY
Requires Approval:Yes
Responsible Bureau:U.S. Geological Survey

Class Name Class Start Class End Location Contact # Seats Left Cost Registration
USGS-2014-0904-Reston, VA (9am ET) 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 Reston, VA
National Center, RM 1B215
Mahela (Maria) Sanguinetti
(703-648-4631)
38 $0.00 Register
USGS-2014-1204-Reston, VA (9am ET) 2014-12-04 2014-12-04 Reston, VA
National Center, RM 1B215
Mahela (Maria) Sanguinetti
(703-648-4631)
40 $0.00 Register
USGS-2015-0305-Reston, VA (9am ET) 2015-03-05 2015-03-05 Reston, VA
National Center, RM 1B215
Mahela (Maria) Sanguinetti
(703-648-4631)
40 $0.00 Register
USGS-2015-0604-Reston, VA (9am ET) 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 Reston, VA
National Center, RM 1B215
Mahela (Maria) Sanguinetti
(703-648-4631)
40 $0.00 Register


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