Webinars: Personal Protective Equipment for the Lab

Join us for the next in our Safety First webinar series

This webinar will cover the most common and important personal protective equipment for laboratory personnel. The presentation will discuss the essential ideas in a logical progression. Information is conveyed in concise and easily understood segments. Minimum PPE for all labs will be presented along with specialized PPE for common laboratory tasks and equipment. Basics of PPE selection, fitting, use, and care will be covered. The course closes with a brief mention of regular self-inspections and safety audits.

It starts here: OSHA Lab and Hazard Communication Standards

  • Chemical Hygiene Plan and CHO, duties and responsibilities
  • Standard Operation Procedures (SOP)
  • Training – lab hazards present, proper PPE

Then the main course: Dealing with Chemicals

  • Minimum PPE for all labs (lab coats, safety glasses, gloves)
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Hearing Protection
  • Special Eye Protection
  • Other Specialized Safety Equipment

And ends here: Lab Safety Self Audit

  • Regular safety inspections
  • Document deficiencies
  • Corrective action follow-up

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