Health and Safety Hub
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities for Laboratory Health & Safety
Paul Whitehead, Principal Consultant WCA Environment Limited and Chair of RSC Environment Health & Safety Committee
The law places specific duties on companies and individuals with regard to laboratory health and safety. Laboratory managers and health and safety officers need to understand the general principles of health and safety law and how it applies to them. This presentation will provide an overview of key issues be followed by a Q&A session for workshop participants.
Laboratory Safety: What You Need to Know
Ian Wrightson Senior Risk Consultant, Risk Engineering UK
Chair of RSC Environment Health & Safety Committee Working Party on Notes
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations requires employers to identify hazards and to undertake the assessment, management and control of risks to both persons at work and others who may be affected by work activities. This presentation outlines a good laboratory practice relating risk assessment and management in the context of relevant statutory controls, followed by a Q&A session for workshop participants.
Walk-in Health and Safety Clinic
Paul Whitehead, Ian Wrightson and Steven Lipworth (RSC)
This clinic will commence with a short presentation covering recent developments in chemicals control legislation (REACH and CLP Regulations) and related health and safety legislation of interest to laboratory managers and H&S officers. Workshop participants will then have an opportunity to put their questions to the panel and to find out where to get access to more detailed guidance if required.
Also of interest
RSC focus for professional and policy aspects of the environment, health and safety
31 October 2008