Managing Laboratory Chemicals - Online

1 hours
Every 3 years
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This updated course covers chemical hazards, GHS chemical labeling, protective measures, chemical storage, safety data sheets, hazardous waste disposal, and chemical spill prevention and response in laboratories, including the unique hazards and specific emergency response procedures for working with hydrofluoric acid. The class partially fulfills federal and state chemical safety and hazardous waste training requirements and must be supplemented with laboratory-specific training on chemical hazards and waste management.

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 

UW faculty, staff, and students who work in laboratories where hazardous chemicals are present


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201