OSHA Formaldehyde Standard

OSHA Formaldehyde Standard

Laboratory Safety

The OSHA Formaldehyde Standard provides training that is required by this standard, and focuses on the rules and procedures that the standard establishes for working with this potentially dangerous chemical. While Formaldehyde is used in many laboratory operations, it can be a serious health hazard. The results of mishandling Formaldehyde can be serious. They can range from the short-term discomfort associated with minor burns or skin irritation… to chronic effects from a lifetime of overexposure.

Topics covered in this program:
Include potential health hazards, testing for Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), labeling and Safety Data Sheets, hoods and other ventilation systems, personal protective equipment, spill clean-up and decontamination procedures, first aid, the medical surveillance plan, and more.

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