Formaldehyde Training - Online

20 minutes
Prior to initiation of work and annually thereafter
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This course is for all UW laboratory and research personnel who work with or may be exposed to formaldehyde. You will learn about formaldehyde health hazards, regulated exposure limits, engineering controls to prevent exposures, safe use practices, personal protective equipment, waste disposal, formaldehyde spill and emergency response.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at  

Intended Audience 

Laboratory and research personnel, including those who work in research, clinical, and teaching laboratories; all employees who work with or may be exposed to formaldehyde in the workplace are required to receive formaldehyde safety training


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201