Aug 18, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHM 425 - Chemical Safety

This course focuses on safety, health, and ethical issues as they relate to the teaching and safe operation of a chemistry laboratory. The course provides safety training in various aspects of chemistry laboratory work from the perspective of conducting a grade/high school laboratory, including experiment selection and evaluation, awareness of laboratory hazards, personal protection and dress, rules of behavior, use of MSDS, chemical purchase and storage, incompatibilities and waste removal considerations, safety inspections audits, record keeping, and emergency response. The course will also be suitable for students planning to pursue careers in an industrial laboratory setting. The course provides for a venue for student practice, and testing of learned material and for evaluation of students' performance.
2 Credits
Prerequisites: Junior/Senior standing and completion of CHM 109 -CHM 110  and CHM 209 -CHM 210 .