This online course will train you about good fume hood work practices, including planning experiments for the fume hood; preparing, operating, and maintaining the fume hood; and understanding features and work practices for specific fume hoods.
Who is required to take this training?
Not required but recommended for scientists, researchers, teaching assistants, and others who use a fume hood in their education or work.
Summary of the requirement
Use of a containment device like a fume hood is an essential control measure to reduce staff exposure to hazardous chemicals. Training on the operation of the fume hood in a lab is a required part of the Chemical Hygiene Plan. This training includes both safe operation and safe work practices for three common types of fume hoods used at the University.