Safety

Courses

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Packing and Shipping Dangerous Goods: What the Laboratory Staff Must Know

This course offers a detailed study of packing and shipping Division 6.2 infectious substances and dry ice according to DOT and IATA regulations. 

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OneLab VR: Centrifuge Safety Scenario

The goal for this scenario is for the user to select the correct tubes, properly balance, and load the centrifuge during the centrifugation process.

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Fundamentals of Methylene Chloride Safety

This basic-level course provides information on the chemical properties and adverse health effects associated with the use of methylene chloride, or dichloromethane (DCM), in clinical and public health laboratories.

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Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety

This course provides an overview of laboratory safety for clinical and public health laboratory personnel.

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Fundamentals of Communicating the Hazards of Laboratory Chemicals

This basic level eLearning course provides information on communicating the hazards of laboratory chemicals.

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Fundamentals of Handling Compressed Gas Cylinders Safely

This course introduces clinical and public health laboratory professionals to the physical and chemical hazards associated with compressed gas and compressed gas cylinders, control measures to mitigate risks, and how to work safely with compressed gases and gas cylinders in the laboratory.

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LabTrainingVR: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Edition

Practice selecting the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and properly donning and doffing it in a virtual museum.

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Introduction to Laboratory Risk Management (LRM)

Apply risk management principles and practices to laboratory settings.

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LabTrainingVR: Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) Edition

A virtual reality (VR) course: Practice setting up, working in, decontaminating, and shutting down a biological safety cabinet (BSC) in a virtual laboratory.

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Fundamentals of Working Safely in a Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC)

Identify major parts of a Class II biological safety cabinet (BSC) and implement proper practices for its safe and effective operation.

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Fundamentals of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Clinical Laboratories

Apply risk management strategies to identify hazards, assess risks, and select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) options.

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Fundamentals of Chemical Fume Hood Safety

Identify major components of a chemical fume hood and implement proper practices for its safe and effective operation.

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Fundamentals of Centrifuge Safety

Identify major parts of a centrifuge, types of centrifuges, potential hazards, how to work safely with a centrifuge, and emergency protocol. Implement proper practices for its safe and effective operations.

Events

Risk Assessment in Clinical Laboratories

When Ebola entered the United States in 2014, healthcare workers were faced with the very real th...

CLIA Proficiency Testing (PT) Final Rule, CMS-3355-F

This presentation will provide information on the CLIA Proficiency Testing (PT) Final Rule which ...

Recognizing, Identifying, and Reporting the Identification of Select Agents and Toxins

This beginner-level webinar is for clinical and veterinary laboratory professionals to understand...

Biosafety Practices and Reporting Occupational Exposures for Select Agents and Toxins (Part 2)

This basic-level webinar is designed to help clinical and veterinary laboratory professionals und...

Updated Storage and Shipping Guidance for Submission to CDC Infectious Disease Laboratories

Learn more about CDC’s new recommendations concerning specimen storage and shipping best practice...

When Receiving Samples from Patients Suspected to be Infected with Ebola: What’s the Plan?

Learn how clinical and public health laboratories collaborate with healthcare teams to provide th...

I’m a Frontline Facility – How Can I Safely Test Clinical Specimens From a Suspected Ebola Patient

Join us for our next OneLab Network Event in which will give an overview of the current Sudan Ebo...

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