2013 Midwest Regional Meeting (MWRM)

Registration

To register online go to:

https://www.xpressreg.net/eReg/?ShowCode=MWRM103

 Although Online Registration is available through October 15, 2013, Early Bird Registration rates are valid only through September 29, 2013.  

You may also register by filling out the REGISTRATION FORM, printing it, and sending it by mail or by FAX.  

Training for the Chemical Hygiene Officer

Friday

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Register for this this workshop using the Safety Workshop member and non-member categories.  

 

This workshop will present a detailed analysis of the Chemical Hygiene Officer position for CHOs in both large-scale and small-scale environments.  The course will cover relevant regulatory requirements as well as best management practices and Chemical Hygiene Plan development.  It will also cover essential resource materials, fundamental risk assessment, fundamental exposure assessment, and basic emergency response.  There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and follow up by e-mail. For more information contact:

Harry Elston  (helston@midwestchemsafety.com)

 

Register for this this workshop using the Safety Workshop member and non-member categories.  

 

There will be a few extra sets of handouts available on a first-come-first-served basis for onsite registrants

 

 

There will be a few extra sets of handouts available on a first-come-first-served basis for onsite registrants

 

Topics covered will include

Introduction:  What is a “Chemical Hygiene Officer”…really?

The OSHA Laboratory Standard

Regulatory responsibilities

“Collateral responsibilities” (typically assigned duties)

Resources for the Chemical Hygiene Officer

Developing the facility Chemical Hygiene Plan

Required sections

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Lunch – on your own

Laboratory Hazards and Control

Hazard identification and risk management

Exposure and overexposure in normal operations

Evaluating exposure – an overview

The Lab RAT

Risk management and exposure control

Laboratory Emergencies

Emergency preparedness

The first and second rules of emergency response

Spills and spill response