Health & Safety

Annual Chemical Hygiene Officer Training

Friday, October 30, 2020

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Registration Deadline

Friday, October 23, 2020

OSHA required update for Science and Chemistry departments.
Training done in person. Please follow social distancing whenever possible. Masks for attendees required.

The training will include:

  1. Review of the OSHA standard
  2. Review of the Chemical Hygiene Plan and its location
  3. Toxicity, hazards, routes of exposure, signs, symptoms, and health effects of chemicals
  4. Review of action levels, PELs, or other appropriate limits for each chemical
  5. Review SDS information available for each chemical (i.e. hazards, handling, storage, and disposal)
  6. Methods to detect the presences or release of hazardous chemicals (i.e. air monitoring, odors, and visual appearance)
  7. Good laboratory practice
  8. Control measures
  9. Emergency response actions

Box Lunch will be provided.


About the Presenter
Ted Beyer is a Senior Scientist for EX Safety; he is also a former High School Science teacher. Ted takes pride in being a scientist, educator, emergency responder, outdoor enthusiast and a family guy. Through these it has taught him to expect the unexpected. Ted will attempt to raise your awareness how to avoid things that go BOOM.