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The International Safety and Health Specialists, LLC


Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

Defining the Role of the Chemical Hygiene Officer

Approved for 6 CEU Hours


For Laboratory Business Officers, Laboratory Inspectors, Lab Managers,

Chemical Hygiene Officers, Laboratory Workers and Safety Professionals


This program exceeds the mandatory training requirements under OSHA (1910.1450(f)(4)(i)),

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories.



Are employers required to have a chemical hygiene plan?


Yes. If your laboratory employees use hazardous chemicals, you must develop and implement a written chemical hygiene plan to protect them.


Course Objectives:

  • Define the role of the Chemical Hygiene Officer

  • Developing and implementing a written Chemical Hygiene Plan

  • Understanding the differences between a Chemical Hygiene Plan and a Laboratory Safety Plan

  • Defining the importance of having Standard Operating Procedures

  • Applying other OSHA standards that apply to 29 CFR 1910.1450 to your specific needs

  • Discovering a better approach to Laboratory inspections

  • Applying USP 800 to 1910.1450(f)(4)(i)), Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories


Specific Topics:

  • Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories. - Scope and application

  • Definitions - The major elements of the Chemical Hygiene Plan

  • Appendix A applied to § 1910.1450

  • Reducing the risks in laboratory operations

  • Laboratory Case studies

  • How to Perform a Laboratory Hazard Assessment

  • How to customize your Laboratory-Specific CHP

  • Laboratory Inspection Practical Workshop

  • How to write Standard Operating Procedures


The last time this class course was presented it had a rating of 4.85 out of 5.0.

It was the highest rated seminar at the conference.


Your Instructor:

Dr. Terpin is the Retired Senior Industrial Hygienist/ Emergency for the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dennis is a Certified Master Level Instructor for FEMA/Homeland Security at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) and has over 50 years of experience in the Occupational Safety and Health, Laboratory Safety and Emergency Management fields.


Continuing Education Units:  This seminar has been approved for 6-CEU Hours including Nursing

Date:                                      November 20, 2019

Time:                                      8:00am to 4:30pm

Cost:                                      $295.00

Location:                                Hygieneering, Inc. | 7575 Plaza Court, Willowbrook, IL 60527


For more information, please contact Dennis Terpin at or 630-699-7171

Register via phone, email or online!

Phone: 630-654-2550


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