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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Seminar Series: Laboratory Safety

Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory (ETRL), Pullman, WA
Meet the presenter: 10:30 am, room 119. Seminar presentation: 11:00 am, room 101.
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About the event

Laboratory Safety: Creating and Maintaining an Effective Lab Safety Program

Presented by Tom Ebeling, WSU, Environmental Health & Safety Department, Industrial Hygienist


This presentation will cover fundamental components of an effective laboratory safety program for WSU laboratories, including hazard assessment and levels of hazard control, chemical and physical hazard safety, lab waste management, emergency response procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE) selection, and the current Laboratory Safety Focus Areas: Chemical Hygiene Plans (CHP) and Laboratory Signage Program.


Tom Ebeling is an Industrial Hygienist with Occupational Health & Safety in the Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S). His program areas include Laboratory Safety, Laser Safety, and Hazard Communication.