2019 Academy for Lab Safety Excellence

**Because you demanded it- New program Options!**

Becoming safety savvy in the laboratory is no easy task, but the academy has helped hundreds overcome their lab safety issues every year. With innovative programs and new option offers every year, the Academy for Lab Safety Excellence will make you a winner and a safety super-hero in your laboratory!

Over 1,000 of your colleagues have participated in the Academy for the past 9 years.

The Academy is a perfect way to advance your lab safety knowledge if you:

  • Find it frustrating to locate safety information from a variety of sources
  • Want to expand the impact of your lab safety expertise
  • Want to increase your effectiveness in educating staff on lab safety issues
  • Need ready access to colleagues whose expertise in lab safety is well known
  • Would like to network with your peers on a regular basis for lab safety ideas
  • Have a limited budget for safety education
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Formaldehyde Safety On-Line Training Course

This on-line training session provides you with all you need to meet OSHA regulations for staff formaldehyde training. The on-line course comes complete with a quiz and a printable certificate, and it can be used for multiple employees.

Objectives

  • Define formeldehyde and describe where it is used
  • Identify safe practices for handling formaldehyde
  • Describe the symptoms and health effects of formeldehyde exposure
  • Explain the purposes of exposure monitoring
  • Outline the proper steps for safely cleaning up a formaldehyde spill
$35.00 one time fee

Chemical Management – Update on Hazard Communication & Chemical Hygiene

This program will include all of the 2012 mandatory training updates to the Hazard Communication Standard and the Lab Standard (Chemical Hygiene) as well as information about personal protective equipment guidelines consistent with OSHA and thenewly revised Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Lab Safety Guideline GP-17 A3. It will contain a Leader’s Guide, a quiz and one contact hour of P.A.C.E.® credit.

40% off if you order now! Only $75!

$125/Unit
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101 Laboratory Safety Questions and Answers

Do you need a quick answer to a common lab safety question? This handy pocket guide of 100 different Lab Safety Questions and Answers is the reference book for you. Broken down in sections such as Bloodborne Pathogens, Chemical Management and Personal Protective Equipment, this guide provides you with answers and references for specific topics so that you can promptly resolve any lab safety issues you may have.  The handy print version is a spiral-bound 5”x 7” book that can be carried in your lab coat, or a digital version may be purchased as well.

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Shipping Infectious and Biological Substances

This program is designed to provide you with the information you need to safely and legally ship infectious and biological substances.

The materials in this package provide general awareness and function-specific information needed to ship infectious and biological specimens.   Furthermore, this program helps meet the biannual training requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT), the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) requirements for certified training.

Disc #1 is a CD that includes a leader’s guide that will assist you with the training and examples of the attendance sheet, quiz and evaluation form that you can print out.

Disc #2 is a 22 minute DVD that addresses the proper way to safely and legally ship infectious and biological specimens.

Successful completion of this program will grant 0.1 CEU from the ASCLS PACE® Program.   This program is also approved for 0.1 CEU for California and Florida license renewal.

$125/Unit

Laboratory Ergonomics

The Laboratory Ergonomics Program is designed to provide you with the information you need to train laboratory employees in how to identify and prevent the occurrence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

The material in this package provides general awareness and laboratory specific information needed to train employees about the risk factors and identify physical work activities or conditions in the laboratory commonly associated with work-related MSDs.   Furthermore, this program helps meet the accreditation requirements of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in the Lab General Checklist question GEN 70816 as well as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Duty Clause of 1970.

Disc #1 is a CD that includes a leader’s guide that will assist you with the training and examples of the attendance sheet, quiz and evaluation form that you can print out.

Disc #2 is a 25 minute DVD that addresses general ergonomic issues as well as lab specific concerns including:

  • Musculoskeletal diseases
  • General work tips
  • Proper workstation setup
  • Seating and computer equipment
  • Pipetting
  • Microscope use
  • Lifting
  • Phlebotomy
  • Noise
  • Environmental issues
  • Rest breaks

Successful completion of this program will grant 0.1 CEU from the ASCLS PACE Program.   This program is also approved for 0.1 CEU for California and Florida license renewal.

$99/Unit

Site License

Any of the DVD’s can be placed on a facility’s intranet by purchasing a separate site license for each DVD.

Each site license costs $300 per DVD and is good for three years.