Original Broadcast Date: Wednesday October 16, 2013

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This webinar will cover how to deal with spills in the laboratory. The program will focus on common chemical spills (acids, bases, flammable solvents, non-flammable solvents). Participants will learn the proper steps for alerting/notifying, containing, cleaning up spills and disposing wastes of commonly used chemicals. It will walk you through virtual spills large and small and the proper responses.

As an Attendee You Will Learn:

  • How to be prepared before any spills occur
  • What equipment you will need when a spill occurs
  • How to protect your people
  • How to prevent spills by using safe storage

Vince McLeod is an American Board of Industrial Hygiene Certified Industrial Hygienist and the senior IH with the University of Florida’s Environmental Health and Safety Division. He has more than 25 years’ experience in all facets of occupational health and safety and specializes in conducting exposure assessments and health hazard evaluations.