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Laboratory Safety: Safe Handling of Laboratory Glassware

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13 to 19 minutes
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Marcom, Ltd
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Glass is fragile and can easily be scratched, cracked, or shattered. This training video teaches lab workers how to avoid accidents by handling glassware safely, and what to do if an accident occurs.

Viewers learn the importance of using laboratory glassware only for the purpose it was designed for. For example, workers should consult material safety data sheets (MSDS) to be sure the containers are compatible with the chemicals being used. Also, only glassware designed to withstand extreme temperatures should be used for heating. This course emphasizes that glassware should always be inspected for chips, cracks, and scratches prior to use, and explains why protective gear should be worn. It also shows how to properly clean and store glassware.

This safety training course is filled with practical information for everyone who works in a lab. Learn how to safely handle glassware by watching and following the advice given in this video.

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 7 days to complete the course

Everyone who works in a laboratory

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • General Safety Practices
  • Handling Glassware
  • Cutting & Bending Glass Tubing
  • Glassware & Vacuum Operations
  • Preventing Accidents
  • Cleaning Up Accidents
  • Review

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