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Fri 22 Jun 2018
09:30 - 12:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Chemical Safety

Fri 22 Jun 2018


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

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 22 Jun 2018   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room map 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



College staff are charged £22 per participant, see charging for further information.


One session of three hours


A number of times per year

Chemical Safety

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