Are those shoes you're wearing lab safe? What do you do when you splash acid in your eye? Georgia Tech's School of Chemistry and Biochemistry has developed this video, in the choose-your-own-adventure style to help you learn how to get through the lab in one piece. Click your answer (sorry, doesn't work on mobiles) when the time comes and see if you're right.
Safety Training Plan
Everybody from the Georgia Tech community must receive basic safety training. In addition, all people who wish to conduct research in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry must receive laboratory safety training. Incoming graduate students receive this training during their orientation week. Other researchers (e.g., post-docs, undergraduates, visitors) must attend one of the training sessions offered by the office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). The EHS Training Tool is an interactive tools to help identify mandatory safety trainings based upon your occupation.
The schedule of safety trainings and links to register can be found in the following link: https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/training
|Safety Trainings||Recurrence||URL or Class Information||Taken by Everyone?||Taken by Lab Personnel & Students?|
|Right to Know Training||Annually||https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/rtk||X||X|
|Safety 101||Initially + every 3 years||In class training or e-training, https://ehs.gatech.edu/chemical/training||X|
|Receipt of Hazardous Materials||Initially + every 3 years||http://www.trainsweb.gatech.edu/courses/index#category-tutorials, Search for "Receipt of Hazardous Materials (Flash)"||X|
|Safety Training||Recurrence||URL or Class Information|
|General Biosafety||Initially + every 3 years||https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/biosafety/training|
|Radioactive Materials||Annually||In class - sign up: https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/radiation/ram/training|
|Shipping Dangerous Goods||https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/chemical/shipping|
|X-ray||Initially + every 2 years||https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/radiation/xray/training|
Need more information on shipping chemicals or other potentially dangerous goods? https://www.ehs.gatech.edu/shipping
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