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USGS Laboratory Safety (UDT)

Course code: USGS-S-17-149 (UDT)
Course title: USGS Laboratory Safety (UDT)
Description: Course Description:

This is the UDT that will verify that the learner viewed NOAA's online laboratory safety course.


At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the hazards that personnel may encounter during field operations at laboratories.
  • Describe general safety practices and precautions to be taken to minimize exposure to hazardous substances.
  • Identify the personal protective equipment that may be necessary for work in a laboratory environment.
  • Identify the emergency information that field personnel should know prior to working in a laboratory environment.


Anyone that uses the laboratory in bldg. 53 on the Denver Federal Center.
Delivery method: UDT
Instructional hours: 1
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS-OED
Requires Approval:No
Responsible Bureau:U.S. Geological Survey

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