Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety
The course introduces clinical and public health laboratory professionals to the hazards they may encounter while working in a clinical or public health laboratory, ways to mitigate risks, and the proper response to incidents.
This basic-level course is for all laboratory staff at clinical and public health laboratories.
Course content is closed captioned, where applicable, and optimized for a screen reader.
At the end of this course, learners should be able to:
- Recognize laboratory hazards and identify safety resources.
- Describe how risk assessment and control measures are used to mitigate risks.
- Recognize incidents and near misses in the laboratory and how to report them.
Continuing Education (CE)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Laboratory Systems is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.
P.A.C.E. ® number: 288-013-23