OEHS Safety Seminars

These training programs are required by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) for all who work with hazardous substances, including chemicals, human blood, blood products, fluids, and human tissue specimens. They are presented by the Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS). Attendance is required at one or more sessions depending on the employee's potential exposure.

Chemical Hygiene: Comprehensive introduction to laboratory safety practices and procedures at Penn and the Chemical Hygiene Plan. For employees who have not previously attended Chemical Hygiene training at Penn. Required for all Penn employees who work in labs. July 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; August 15,10-11 a.m., BRB1, Room 202.

Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens: Significant information for employees who have a potential exposure to human bloodborne pathogens. Topics include a discussion of the Exposure Control Plan, free Hepatitis B vaccination, recommended work practices, engineering controls and emergency response.This course is designed for employees who have not previously attended Bloodborne Pathogens training at Penn. Required for all Penn employees potentially exposed to human blood or blood products, human body fluids, and/or human tissue. August 10,10-11 a.m., BRB 1, Room 202.

Attendees are requested to bring their PennCards to facilitate course sign-in. Additional programs will be offered during the fall; check PennInfo for dates and times. For questions: Bob Leonzio at 898- 4453.


Tuesday, July 18, 1995
Volume 42 Number 1

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