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11/3/2016

CEXS-UPF: What do you know about the chemical safety of your laboratory?

CEXS-UPF: What do you know about the chemical safety of your laboratory?


News from CEXS-UPF


The Technical Office in Occupational Risk Prevention of Pompeu Fabra University has organized a seminar to delve into the knowledge in " Identification of the chemical danger in the laboratory". The session will take place on Wednesday, 16 March, from 10.30 am to 12.00 pm in the classroom 61.212 (first floor of the teaching building of Mar Campus, Dr. Aiguader 80, Barcelona) and will be given by Eva Dalmau Silla, Technical from the external Prevention Service SGS Tecnos, S.A. 

This initiative is addressed to technicians, researchers and other people that develop their activity in basic laboratories handling chemical products.

The expected contents are:

1. Presentation of the Surveillance plan for the chemical risk factors at the labs: state and results of the main programs of quantitative and qualitative control to exposure for dermal and inhalation

2. Identification of the intrinsic danger of a substance: 

a. Specific dangers derived of the usage of dangerous substances

b. Caution to be taken with dangerous substances and preparations

c. Labels and safety data sheets of chemicals

d. Practical application of the programme RISKQUIM to calculate labeling

3. Storage of chemical products

More information:
CEXS-UPF Website