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Mon 21 Oct 2019
09:30 - 12:30

Venue: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, Lecture Hall

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Chemical Safety

Mon 21 Oct 2019


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.

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 Mon 21 Oct   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, Lecture Hall 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



One session of three hours


A number of times per year

Chemical Safety

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