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HAZCOM vs CHP Labs

The School of Materials Engineering labs are classified as either Hazard Communication or Chemical Hygiene Plan spaces according to the type of work performed. See the Overview of Lab Facilities for a detailed list.  This is the link to the training modules you may need

 
https://www.purdue.edu/ehps/rem/training/training.html

Scroll down untilyou see this, and click on the picture:

 

Hazard Communication - Awareness  

 

Required when using chemical products per manufacturer’s intended purposes in amounts, extent, duration, and frequency commensurate with consumer use.

Duration: 15 min                                                              Required: As Needed     

Form: None                                                                     Classroom Training: None

Prerequisite: None                                                          Refresher Training: None

Quiz: Yes                                                                        Staff Contact: Heath Bentley

 

Hazard Communication - Comprehensive 

 

Required when chemical use or exposure is a routine or significant part of the job and does not involve the "laboratory use of hazardous chemicals".

Duration: 45 min                                                              Required: Annually         

Form: None                                                                     Classroom Training: None

Prerequisite: None                                                          Refresher Training: None

Quiz: Yes                                                                        Staff Contact: Heath Bentley

 

Once you have completed the online training portion, just save it in a file that you can have ready to pull up in case you are asked to provide certification (and someone should ask you).

Here is the link to the PPE training document:

https://www.purdue.edu/ehps/rem/documents/forms/CertT.pdf

Radiological and Environmental Management (REM)

REM provides guidance on matters of laboratory safety and procedures including:

Lab Cleanliness

It is important to keep lab spaces clean for safety and productivity. Clean your workspace before you leave the lab.