Safety in the Laboratory Short Course

Course Available
1-3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for The Laboratory Safety Institute Participants Only

Students registered for lab safety short courses with The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) can obtain one to three graduate credits through LSI’s affiliation with USD. The three options listed in course sections reflect only the USD fee for credit validation and transcript. Additional course project work is required through LSI.

These intensive short courses (presented over one to five days) cover the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. Topics vary with course length. Course outlines are on the LSI website.

These topics include: scope of the problem, accidents, legal aspects, emergency planning, chemical handling, chemical storage, biological and animal hazards, eye and face protection, chemical disposal, electrical safety, radiation, handling glassware, record-keeping, needs assessment, employee involvement, the OSHA Lab Standard, fire control, your worst problem, safety equipment, ventilation, and safety program planning.

This short course is intended for industrial, government, medical, and both secondary and post secondary academic institutions. You can attend live either in person or remotely via web conferencing. In addition, LSI offers lab safety short course on-demand via the internet.

Learn more about LSI courses, graduate credit, course project work, and applicable fees by contacting LSI at 800-647-1977 or 508-647-1900 or by emailing Jim Kaufman at Lab Safety Institute, jkaufman@labsafetyinstitute.org.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 - 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours, choose one option only

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for those registered with the Laboratory Safety Institute.

Prerequisites:

None

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Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X724G – 025 01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022 1 $79

Safety in the Laboratory Short Course

01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
1
$79
Credit Validation

Number of Units:  1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Course Dates:  Various 2022 sessions offered

Audience:  LSI course participants

Instructor:  Jim Kaufman

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: December 31, 2022 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X724G – 026 01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022 2 $158

Safety in the Laboratory Short Course

01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
2
$158
Credit Validation

Number of Units:  2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Course Dates:  Various 2022 sessions offered

Audience:  LSI course participants

Instructor:  Jim Kaufman

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through:  December 31, 2022 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X724G – 027 01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022 3 $237

Safety in the Laboratory Short Course

01 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
3
$237
Credit Validation

Number of Units:  3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Course Dates:  Various 2022 sessions offered

Audience:  LSI course participants

Instructor:  Jim Kaufman

Refund Policy:  All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through:  December 31, 2022 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Identify hazards
  • Anticipate what can go wrong and how to be prepared
  • Recognize the prudent practices, protective facilities and protective equipment needed to minimize the risk
  • Create more effective lab safety program
  • Create safer, healthier, and more environmentally friendly places to learn, work and live

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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.