Fachbereich
Kurse der PSI-Akademie
K 910 E 

Titel
Chemical Safety Basics
Beschreibung

Short description
Learning the correct handling of chemicals at PSI.

Content
- Interpret GHS symbols correctly and derive own behaviour
- Handling of toxic and CMR substances. Especially consideration of possible exposure routes. Correct handling on the transport routes (glovebox-chapel-workbench)
- Where can I find information in the safety data sheet? What is a MAK value?
- Personal protective equipment, choosing the right gloves
- General good laboratory practice (entering the laboratory only with PPE, closing the laboratory door, gloves only in the laboratory, cleaning the workplace before the end of work)
- Correct behaviour in case of an emergency
- Contact persons at PSI

Targets
The participants
- can assess the hazards of a substance using the GHS symbols and the safety data sheet and take safety measures independently
- know how to behave in the laboratory and what personal protective equipment to wear
- Short test

Target audience
Employees, new employees, postdocs, students during their master thesis, working in bio or chemical laboratories

Methods


Language
English

Requirements
none

Proof of performance
short test

Completion
Certificate of completion

Location
Online via Zoom

Duration
8.45 – 11.30 Uhr

Moderation
Swiss Safety Center, Andrea Zemp

Number of participants
Minimum 6 / Maximum 20

Further information
Administration PSI Education Center, Tel. 056 310 24 00, bildungszentrum@psi.ch

Cancellation
see general terms and conditions

Vorkenntnisse / Vorbedingungen