Health and Safety


Health and Safety - General

Introduction to Safety

Lesson Code: PSY-700. Explains the most common routes of chemical and biological contamination, together with the most common types of accidents.

General Safety Rules

Lesson Code: PSY-710. Why safety rules are important and the key areas of concern for both personal and general safety.

Chemical Hazards & Terminology

Lesson Code: PSY-720. The terminology used in describing the hazardous properties of chemicals.

Safety Symbols

Lesson Code: PSY-730. The different types of safety signs and the important role they play in ensuring safety at work.

Manual Handling

Lesson Code: PSY-754. The correct procedures for moving and lifting materials in a pharmaceutical plant are explained.

Health and Safety - Laboratory

Laboratory Safe Work Practices

Lesson Code: PSY-741. Explains how to work safely in a laboratory by following SOPs, MSDSs and by using the appropriate safety equipment. Safety considerations with common laboratory equipment are also outlined.

Chemical Laboratory Waste

Lesson Code: PSY-760. The different categories of chemical laboratory waste and the procedures for storing this waste in a safe manner.

Health and Safety - Microbiology Lab

General Safety Hazards in the Microbiology Lab

Lesson Code: PSY-721. The different classes of microorganisms and the hazards with handling each class.

Safe Work Practices in the Microbiology Lab

Lesson Code: PSY-740. The different types of safety cabinets found in a Microbiology Lab and the safe work practices involved in their use. Also includes safe work practices for the use of equipment such as syringes and centrifuges.

Microbiological Laboratory Waste [Tailored for European Labs]

Lesson Code: PSY-761. The different categories of microbiological waste and the procedures for handling, transport, and storage of this waste. This version depicts 'yellow' biohazard disposal equipment used in Europe and other areas.

Microbiological Laboratory Waste [Tailored for North American labs]

Lesson Code: PSY-762. The different categories of microbiological waste and the procedures for handling, transport, and storage of this waste. This version depicts 'red' biohazard disposal equipment used in North America and other areas.