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BTN 1120 Laboratory Safety & Regulatory Compliance

Introduction to lab safety culture, precautionary labels, Material Safety Data Sheets, using personal protective equipment, handling lab equipment safely, handling , storing and disposing of chemicals safely, using emergency equipment as well as safety planning.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Biotechnology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate safe handling of chemicals and equipment in the laboratory.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with international and federal regulatory agencies that impact the work of Biotechnology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Fire Safety
  • Recognize and maintain various PPE and emergency equipment in a laboratory setting as well as evaluating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety plans.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2