Training for the Laboratory
CMLS-101 through 112 LST-101
Interactive CD-based courses
Training videos on DVD
A series of 12 training programs that explain how to
establish safety procedures that conform to OSHA regulations. Available
either as interactive CDs or movies on DVD,
each program is packaged in a durable Savant binder,
with a Presenter's Guide, Tips on Conducting a Training
Session, Program Outline, Attendance Form and Quiz.
Orientation to Laboratory
Eye protection, fire evacuation protocol, lab coats,
the Chemical Hygiene Plan, MSDSs and more -
employees can feel overwhelmed with laboratory safety
considerations. This program covers the most important
safety issues that both new employees and "seasoned
veterans" face in the laboratory.
Interactive Program: CMLS-101
DVD movie: LST-101
Safety Showers and Eyewashes
Knowing the proper procedures can prevent serious injury,
or even save a life. The correct use of eyewash stations
and safety showers are covered in this program.
Interactive Program: CMLS-102
DVD movie: LST-102
Flammables and Explosives
Among the most dangerous
materials used in a laboratory are flammables and explosives. This program reviews
proper handling procedures as well as the personal
protective equipment that should be used when working
with flammables and explosives.
Interactive Program: CMLS-103
DVD movie: LST-103
The OSHA Formaldehyde Standard
Formaldehyde is used in many laboratory operations.
This program covers training required by the OSHA Formaldehyde
Standard including safe work practices, personal protective
equipment, spill/clean-up procedures, medical surveillance
programs and more.
Interactive Program: CMLS-104
DVD movie: LST-104
Electrical Safety in the
To work safely with electrically powered equipment,
employees need to know how electricity works and the
dangers it holds. Principles of electrical energy,
fuses, short circuits, "Lock-Out/Tag-Out",
instrument repair and more are covered in this program.
Interactive Program: CMLS-105
DVD movie: LST-105
Many activities in the laboratory can exert stress
and strain on muscles and joints…ultimately
causing significant injuries. Ergonomic considerations
working at a bench or hood, using a computer
positioning compressed gas cylinders and
techniques are all addressed in this program.
Interactive Program: CMLS-106
DVD movie: LST-106
Material Safety Data Sheets
All potentially hazardous materials entering
a laboratory have MSDS’s. But to make good
use of this information employees need to understand
the MSDS and what is in it. This program reviews
the various sections of the MSDS, what information
can be found in each section and most importantly,
how this information can help employees as they
go about their work.
Interactive Program: CMLS-107
DVD movie: LST-107
When working with hazardous materials, laboratory and
biohazard hoods can protect the experiment, the facility
and, most importantly, the employee. This program discusses
when and why these hoods are used, as well as how to
operate and maintain them for maximum effectiveness.
Interactive Program: CMLS-108
DVD movie: LST-108
One of the major concerns in all laboratories
controlling contamination. This program shows how
contamination occurs and reviews the steps that can
be taken to prevent its spread.
Interactive Program: CMLS-109
DVD movie: LST-109
Safe Handling of Laboratory
Broken glassware is a major cause of laboratory
accidents. Types of glassware used in the laboratory,
configuring glassware systems, making proper connections,
handling techniques and cleaning/ decontamination are
all covered in this program.
Interactive Program: CMLS-110
DVD movie: LST-110
Planning for Laboratory
A caustic acid hose has just erupted…an experiment
has produced unexpected, violent reactions…what
should employees do to deal with these and other
situations? This program covers when and how
should act in an emergency to prevent injury, property
damage or even loss of life.
Interactive Program: CMLS-111
DVD movie: LST-111
Handling Compressed Gas
The energy possessed by a compressed gas cylinder
can make it a virtual missile, if not handled
carefully. Positioning cylinders properly, storage incompatibilities,
fittings & connections are some of the topics covered in this program.
Interactive Program: CMLS-112
DVD movie: LST-112