This lesson will focus on precautions for safe handling and disposal of hazardous chemical, radioactive and biohazardous waste, because these three types of waste are so often found in the same facilities. You may not have to deal with all of these types of waste in your job, but as you go through this lesson you’ll find that many of the general principles governing the safe disposal of these three types of waste are the same.
Spills in the workplace are almost inevitable. Because of the range and quantity of substances used in laboratories, manufacturing facilities and other work areas, preplanning is needed to respond safely to chemical spills. Spills should be cleaned up only by knowledgeable and experienced staff. This training will provide the information needed to handle small chemical spills in the workplace. Ideal learners are anyone who works around chemicals.
The purpose of this 3-part series is to help you work in an environmentally responsible manner and in compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. These modules discuss environmental issues and goals, best management practices for dealing with those issues, and elements of an emergency action plan regarding spill and fire response and hazardous chemical storage.
This course examines FDA requirements for environmental control and monitoring elements employed for aseptic processing areas to prevent microbiological contamination of sterile products. It will review why aseptic processing poses unique challenges for producing sterile products, the importance of maintaining quality environmental conditions, components of a written program, and how to prevent contamination.
We all share the responsibility to keep our environment as healthy as we can. This course provides a general understanding of how our daily work activities can potentially alter environmental balances. By being more aware of this, we can act responsibly to protect our communities, air, water, land and ourselves. Ideal learners are all employees.