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Laboratory Safety: Laboratory Hoods

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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
marclhoo_vod
Training Time ?
15 to 22 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Devices Supported
Browsers Supported
Android, Chrome, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, FireFox, Safari Mac OS, Safari iOS, Blackberry
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
7
Quiz Questions
7
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
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Overview

Lab employees who work with chemicals, biohazards or radioactive materials must be familiar with working inside hoods. These sophisticated pieces of safety equipment ensure hazardous fumes, particulates, mists and aerosols do not escape into the breathing space. This Video On Demand course explains how hoods work, what kind of tests need to be conducted periodically, and familiarizes viewers with the meaning of terms such as face velocity and cross draft within the context of working with hoods. Viewers learn when to use chemical, biohazard and radio isotope hood systems, and the hazards associated with each.

Preparing for spills, fires and ventilation failures are discussed. The importance of always working six inches inside the hood is stressed, as is never placing one’s head within the hood, and to ensure the hood sash closed as far as possible. Lab workers are reminded to use the proper personal protective equipment for the substances at hand, in addition to lab coats, gloves and protective eyewear.

Workers use lab hoods when they are working with inherently hazardous materials. Help keep everyone safe by requiring every lab worker to see this online training video on lab hood safety.

This course has been updated to include GHS container labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for GHS compliance.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
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Audience

All laboratory workers; including medical lab workers and biohazard lab workers

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Chemical Exhaust Hoods
  • Testing Laboratory Hoods
  • Using Laboratory Hoods
  • Specialized Lab Hoods
  • Preparing For Emergencies
  • Review

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