Who should complete this course?

Do you handle harmful chemicals during your work? If so, it is required to complete this training course every two years (or if regulations change). UAB’s Chemical Safety Training (CS101) is based on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Laboratory Standard. The goal of the Laboratory Standard is to educate employees about the potentially hazardous chemicals in their area and how to minimize exposure. This course provides information on identifying risks associated with hazardous chemicals, minimizing exposure, labeling, and inventory requirements, and the correct procedures to respond to emergencies. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.

Registration: Follow these registration instructions.

Course Objectives:

After the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and classify a hazardous chemical’s class and type.
  2. Demonstrate ways to assess and manage the hazards associated with chemicals.
  3. Re-label any new transfer bottles.
  4. Implement the proper procedures for responding to spills, emergencies, or injuries.
  5. Maintain an accurate chemical inventory.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in working safely with hazardous chemicals. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.