Monday October 24 8:30-5:00
Carolina Wren Room at the Hilton
NEW Content for 2016!
This workshop will present a detailed analysis of the Chemical Hygiene Officer position for CHOs in both large-scale and small-scale environments. The course will briefly cover the relevant regulatory landscape (OSHA Lab Standard and RCRA) and set into best management practices for the Chemical Hygiene Officer. We will discuss:
· Essential reference materials
· Fundamental exposure assessment and control (including ventilation)
· Fundamental risk assessment
· Change management in a research environment
· Basic emergency response and how to say off the 6 PM News.
There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and follow up by e-mail.
Introduction: What is a “Chemical Hygiene Officer”…really?
The regulatory landscape
OSHA Lab Standard
OSHA General Industry Standard
RCRA and Waste Management
Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Lunch – on your own
Laboratory Hazards and Control
Hazard identification and risk management
Risk assessment tools:
Other tools that may be used
Application of the LabRAT and other tools to the research environment
Exposure and overexposure in normal operations
Evaluating exposure – an overview
Communicating Risk using the “Bow-tie” method ß New Content for 2016!
Controlling change in a research environment
The first and second rules of emergency response
Spills and spill response
Fire and Fire response
Additional Workshop Content (if desired by the class)
Developing your Chemical Hygiene Plan
Introduction to the Globally Harmonized System