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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SHM 327 - Research and Laboratory Safety

A comprehensive course that covers the safety and health regulations and practices pertaining to the laboratory and research industry. Course will be offered on odd numbered years (Summer).

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe research and laboratory concerns associated with environmental compliance, health, and safety, including the OSHA Laboratory Standard.  Topics will include: chemical fume hoods and biological safety cabinets, research animals, sterilization, cryogens, radiation, and emergency planning.
  • Identify and apply research and laboratory-related standards, regulations, and codes
  • Anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and develop control strategies for hazardous conditions and work practices in the research and laboratory industry
  • Develop a lab specific Chemical Hygiene Plan for an assigned laboratory environment
  • Demonstrate an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice in the research and laboratory safety and health discipline

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