ohs & sustainability
manage the risks and responsibilities of working in the UQ environment
Managing OHS in Laboratories
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Duration: 4 hours
Coordinator: Mrs Kylie Middleton
Presenter: Mrs Fiona Coulthard
The aim of this course is to provide Laboratory Managers, Floor Managers, and Supervisors of laboratory workers with the knowledge and skills to manage the complex range of hazards within a University laboratory.
This course will enable participants to:
1. demonstrate knowledge of the legislation and the standards that apply to laboratories
2. demonstrate an understanding of the principles of safety management for laboratories
3. develop effective measures to control the risk of laboratory hazards including chemicals, infectious substances, manual handling & repetitive processes, machinery, electricity, radiation & first aid.