The University of Southampton
Southampton Education School

CLEAPSS Safety with Chemicals for Technicians Event

CLEAPSS course
Date:
09:30 - 16:00, 20 June 2018
Venue:
Mathematics and Science Learning Centre, Southampton Education School University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ
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For more information regarding this event, please telephone Mathematics and Science Learning Centre on 023 8059 8810 or email mslc@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

This course is suitable for technicians who are taking on or already have responsibility for chemicals. No prior chemical knowledge is required. Note: the course is not intended for those with detailed chemical experience, though it can help in adapting outside experience to work in school science. Suitable for: Technicians. Course led by Joanna Sacks.

What will the course include?

  • how to find information on chemicals and their hazards in school use, including understanding their names and ordering and receiving chemicals
  • understanding and using safety information on labels
  • the role of Hazcards and how to use them
  • handling, using and storing chemicals including control measures, personal protection and fume cupboards
  • making up solutions - molar, percentage and ‘vol’ concentrations
  • Making labels: why, when and how
  • an introduction to waste and recycling
  • chemical emergencies and the need for training including spills practical and fire demonstrations

Course Fee: £125 per person attending

This is for a full day of professional development, all CLEAPSS course resources, lunch and refreshments.

CLEAPSS courses are intended for CLEAPSS members – if you are uncertain about your membership please contact CLEAPSS on 01895 251496. An additional charge may be payable for non-members attending courses.

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