Laboratory Safety: Laboratory Hoods
- Product ID
- Training Time ?
- 15 to 22 minutes
- Video Format
- Standard Definition Wide
- Required Plugins
- Number of Lessons
- Quiz Questions
- Question Feedback
- Wrong Answer Remediation
- Lesson Bookmarking
- Downloadable Resources
- Interactive Producer
- Mastery Training Content Network
- Original Content Producer
- Marcom, Ltd
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.
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
All laboratory workers; including medical lab workers and biohazard lab workers
- Chemical Exhaust Hoods
- Testing Laboratory Hoods
- Using Laboratory Hoods
- Specialized Lab Hoods
- Preparing For Emergencies