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Course Detail

HS028 - Selection of Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The course is run in the traditional one day format. The content covers five modules and is suitable for staff at any level, as a first step in learning the essential elements of health and safety and the environment; including identifying and dealing with hazards and risks.

The five modules are:

Introducing health and safety
Defining hazard and risk
Identifying common hazards
Improving safety performance
Protecting our environment

For further information and to book a place on the course please contact John Kelleher on ext 8970 (j.kelleher@qmul.ac.uk).

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Know the safety principles behind the selection of PPE and the regulations that govern selection and use of PPE
  • Understand the limitations of PPE for protection in the laboratory
  • Understand the criteria for correct use, maintenance, storage and disposal
  • Be aware of relevant standards applicable for laboratory PPE
  • Be able to conduct a risk assessment to select the correct PPE for their laboratory work

Provided by: Health and Safety

Details

Date: Monday 9 December 2019

Venue: Queens W206, Queens, Mile End

Time: 10:00 - 12:00


Tutor

  • Dr M Ariyanayagam