Safety courses scheduled
Laboratory and chemical safety courses have been planned for Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Arikara room and Thursday, Jan. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Room of Nations.
The course is required for new laboratory workers and serves as a refresher course for people currently working in laboratories. Topics include knowledge of chemicals, personal protection, fire safety, electrical safety, hazard communication standards, physical and chemical hazards, chemical spills and waste handling.
Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Training is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Both sessions will be in the Memorial Union Room of Nations.
The course is required for faculty and staff who receive or ship hazardous materials. The Department of Transportation requires refresher training every three years.
Initial training sessions for new faculty and staff who will ship or receive hazardous materials is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in IAAC 114 and Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in IACC 116.
Class sizes are limited to 20 people per session. In the event no one registers, the class will be canceled. Registration is required and students must attend the entire session.
For more information or to register for the course, contact Stephanie Wegner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-7759.