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CHP and Lab Safety Training

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) and Lab Safety Training provides general laboratory safety information and offers and opportunity to seek answers to any safety questions you may have.

All laboratory personnel are required to take CHP and Laboratory Safety Training before handling chemicals and equipment in a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) laboratory, studio or shop. This includes PIs, TAs, RAs, Lab Managers, Lab Volunteers, SURF grant students and High School volunteers.

The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee CHP is intended to cover and provide guidelines for individuals working in the campus laboratory community. The Campus CHP describes policies, procedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting laboratory personnel from the health hazards in laboratories. Principal Investigators, laboratory supervisors, or individual departments must prepare a Laboratory Specific CHP as well as standard operating procedures (SOPs) for Highly Hazardous Chemicals or Equipment used their laboratories. The UWM CHP and Lab-Specific CHP Documentation are attached for your reference.

This training will discuss general laboratory safety information and offer you an opportunity to seek answers to any safety questions you may have. Additionally, it will inform you of the CHP elements, proper use of the CHP for safety in the lab, and how compliance is achieved.

To sign up or to request special accommodations, contact: James Fay at (414) 313-9711 or jamesfay@uwm.edu. Walk ins are always welcome. Please bring a pen and notebook to the training.

If you are unable to attend this training, additional training dates are posted in the “Training Calendar” on the University Safety and Assurances’ Safety and Health Web Page

Details

Date:
February 4
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Venue

GLRF Ballroom
600 E. Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Organizer

James Fay
Phone:
(414) 313-9711
Email:
jamesfay@uwm.edu