Training in Work environment issues related to manager responsibilities, Module 3: Laboratory Safety

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The course "Work environment issues related to manager responsibilities" consists of a series of three modules: "Module 1: Systematic work environment management" opens the series. "Module 2: Organizational and social work environment" and "Module 3: Laboratory Safety" can then be taken in any order.


To provide basic knowledge about the responsibilities, legislation, policies and procedures related to laboratory safety, and to communicate a basic understanding of risk identification and risk management, and how a manager ensures good laboratory safety. 


Basic review of laws, procedures, guidelines and tools, risk assessments, permits, registration, notification, personal protection, emergency procedures, disposal and storage, mainly in the areas of biosafety and chemical safety.

Target group

All research group leaders who has/will be given delegated work environment tasks in  laboratory environment (or equivalent) and sometime during the last five years has participated in Karolinska Institute organized leadership training program “Work environment issues related to manager responsibilities, Module 1: Systematic work environment management  or "Basic work environment training /Grundläggande arbetsmiljöutbildning (2,5 day)" .


Ulrika Hallgren and Jenny Karlsson at KI's Safety and Environment Unit.


Course dates and application

Spring 2019

Time:                 14 May 2019 8.30 – 12.00 (The course is given in English)
Venue:              Room Marie, Tomtebodavägen 18 A, Solna (Widerströmska huset)

Sign up no later than a week before the course begins

NB. Note for fewer than 10 research group leaders, we reserve the right to set the course.


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