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Division of Environmental Health and Safety

Chemical Health & Safety

Unless otherwise specified, all classes take place in EHS 118 at Horsebarn Hill Road (directions and parking info). Pre-Registration REQUIRED.

Click on the course title to view schedule and register. For assistance call (860) 486-3613.


Initial Laboratory Safety & Chemical Waste Management

INTENDED AUDIENCE: New faculty, staff, students, visiting researchers and other individuals working in UConn laboratories where hazardous chemicals are used or stored

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course reviews the requirements of the OSHA Laboratory Standard and the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan, the health and physical hazards of chemicals, and appropriate work practices, standard operating procedures, controls, and emergency procedures used to protect employees from hazards in laboratories. Attendance at the initial classroom training is a prerequisite for the annual retraining through HuskyCT. For more information, contact Brent Lewchik (860-486-4927)

Day Date Time Location
Wednesday08/12/202010:00 - 11:30 AMWEBEX
Tuesday08/18/202010:00 - 11:30 AMWEBEX
Monday08/24/20201:30 - 3:00 PMWEBEX


RCRA / DOT Training


There are no classes scheduled. Contact EHS for availability.