This online training course provides background material on regulatory and policy requirements and expectations of PIs and in supervisory roles in the research or teaching laboratory. The course covers how to assemble a chemical hygiene plan by augmenting the UW Laboratory Safety Manual with laboratory-specific information.
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Who is required to take this training?
Principal Investigators (PIs), laboratory chemical hygiene officers, laboratory instructors, and other laboratory supervisors in research and teaching laboratories.
Summary of requirement
A laboratory specific chemical hygiene plan that addresses chemical hazards, risk assessment, safe practices, training, and emergency procedures is required by federal and state regulations.
- WAC Chapter 296-828 Hazardous Chemicals in the Laboratory »
- WAC Section 296-828-20005 Chemical Hygiene Plan requirements »
- Executive Order No. 55
- Administrative Policy Statement 10.3
- UW Laboratory Safety Manual »