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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chemical Waste Requirements Training

This online training provides an explanation of requirements for collecting, storing, and disposing of chemical waste. Topics include: proper disposal procedures, storage requirements, safe handling procedures, and emergency preparedness. Successful completion of this course is REQUIRED in order to request a chemical waste pickup by DRS.

Who should take it: This training is REQUIRED for all University personnel who generate, store, and request pickups of chemical waste on campus.

Prerequisites: "General Laboratory Safety"

Estimated time: 45 minutes

Frequency: Once

NOTE: The training includes a video that required Adobe Flash Player 9. You can download the most recent Flash Player at www.adobe.com/downloads.

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Chemical Management for Laboratories

This live training provides an overview of information on the OSHA Laboratory Standard which requires the creation of a Chemical Hygiene Plan specific for each workplace, how chemicals can affect you, ways to prevent or reduce potential exposure, proper storage, waste management, and emergency response.

Who should take it: This live training is recommended for all University laboratory personnel and is available for groups of 25 or more.

Prerequisites: "General Laboratory Safety"

Estimated time: 30-60 minutes

Frequency: Once

NOTE: This training is also available as a six-part online course.

 
Chemical Management for Laboratories (Online)

This online training covers information on the OSHA Laboratory Standard which requires the creation of a Chemical Hygiene Plan specific for each workplace, how chemicals can affect you, ways to prevent or reduce potential exposure, proper storage, waste management, and emergency response.

Who should take it: This online training is recommended for all University laboratory personnel.

Prerequisites: "General Laboratory Safety"

Estimated time: 15 - 20 minutes per session

Frequency: Once

NOTE: Live training sessions are also available for groups of 25 or more.

Section Click Below to Register
Chemical Management for Laboratories - Part 1, Introduction
Chemical Management for Laboratories - Part 2, Hazard Awareness (MSDS)
Chemical Management for Laboratories - Part 3, Engineering Controls
Chemical Management for Laboratories - Part 4, Work Practices
Chemical Management for Laboratories - Part 5, Personal Protective Equipment
Chemical Management for Laboratories - Part 6, Emergency Planning
 
Hazard Communication (Right-To-Know)

This live training provides information on the OSHA regulation, how chemicals enter into the body, how to protect yourself from the chemicals you use, how to use Material Safety Data Sheets, how to manage chemical waste, and emergency response.

Who should take it: All non-laboratory University personnel prior to their work with hazardous chemicals.

Prerequisites: None

Estimated time: 60 minutes

Frequency: Recent regulatory changes require that all workers be retrained by Dec 1, 2013. After that, retraining is required whenever a new chemical hazard the employee has not previously been trained about is introduced to the work area.

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Hydrofluoric Acid Training

This online training provides information on the safe use of hydrofluoric acid. Topics include: health hazards, symptoms of exposure, first aid and medical treatment, exposure control measures, personal protective equipment, campus policies related to HF and emergency response procedures.

Who should take it: All campus laboratory staff and students using or planning to use hydrofluoric acid or hydrofluoric acid containing solutions.

Prerequisites: General Laboratory Safety

Estimated time: 45 minutes

Frequency: Once

Note: The information in this training is also available in the HF Safety Guide available at http://www.drs.illinois.edu/css/guidesplans/hf.

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