A caustic acid hose has just erupted… an experiment has shown unexpected reactions… what should employees do to deal with these and other emergencies? Employees need to know when and how they should act in an emergency situation.
NSC’s training products on “Planning for Laboratory Emergencies” discuss how to minimize damage and prevent injuries if a laboratory emergency should occur. Available in English. Available individually, or as part of NSC’s 12-program Laboratory Safety Series. Topics covered in these products include:
- The Emergency Plan.
- Types of emergencies occurring in laboratories.
- Alarms and warning systems.
- Contacting outside agencies.
- Fires, explosions and chemical spills