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Science safety 2-day course: $995 $349


Spend budget while you have it.
Attend a course when you want to.
(Like when in-person courses return.)


For the duration of the pandemic, we’re hosting free online lab safety roundtable discussions. Recordings of previous sessions are here.

Interact, ask questions. Get feedback in real time.

Learn on your schedule. Talk to instructor anytime.

Virtual lab inspections, safety program evaluations, document reviews, webinars and courses customized to your organization.


Manoj Kumar

28-year old researcher was killed in a high-pressure hydrogen cylinder explosion at the Indian Institute of Science. (Bengaluru, India, 2018)

Ge Guo

Died from exposure to potassium cyanide at a pharmaceutical testing lab. (Pennsylvania, 2018)

Javier Ortiz

30-year-old chemist and father of 3 died in explosion at Air Liquide plant. (Texas, 2013)

Michele Dufault

Died from a lathe accident at Yale University. (Connecticut, 2011)

Shari Sangji

Died from severe burns suffered in a UCLA lab accident. (California, 2008)

Karen Wetterhahn

Dartmouth professor died 10 months after exposure to dimethylmercury through latex gloves. (New Hampshire, 1997)


Upcoming Courses (COVID-19 ALERT: All courses will be delivered by webinar until further notice)

Event Venue Date
Live Virtual Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 10/20/21 ($349 Teachers' Rate) Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • October 20, 2021 9:00 am EDT
Live Virtual Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course 10/20/21 Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • October 20, 2021 9:00 am EDT
Chemical Labeling and GHS 10/22/21 Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • October 22, 2021 1:00 pm EDT
Live Virtual One-Day: Biosafety in the Laboratory 10/27/21 Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • October 27, 2021 9:00 am EDT
Live Virtual Safety in the Laboratory 11/11/21 Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • November 11, 2021 9:00 am EST
How to Be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer 11/18/21 Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • November 18, 2021 9:00 am EST
How to Be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer 11/18/21 ($249 Teachers' Rate) Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
  • November 18, 2021 9:00 am EST

Two-Day Lab Safety Short Course

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24-Hour Lab Safety Boot Camp

Lab Safety Boot Camp

Comprehensive 24-Hour Program
How to Be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer

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Chemical Hygiene Officer
Lab Safety Discounts for Teachers

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Scholarships available

Lab Safety Webinars

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Safety in the Laboratory

One-day course

I was being completely honest when I say that your institute changed my teaching career. After I left the two-day session I implemented so many new rules and realized how much change I could make. I made a student lab safety manual, a faculty lab safety manual, have my entire first lab be all about lab safety, and had the honor of joining the ASM lab safety committee. None of this would have happened without you!

I also never forgot that in the wake of the college not supporting me that you reduced the tuition.

—Heather Townsend, Ph.D.
Associate Biology Professor
Community College of Rhode Island

I found your presentation engaging, informative, and exceptionally motivating. Your presentation has provided me with a solid foundation of knowledge and a wealth of resources to bring back to my lab. Over the course of the two day seminar I came up with 100+ action items.

—Jennifer Wachholz, Laboratory Technician
Department of Biological Sciences, Santa Barbara City College

When I left research science and ventured into the college environment to become the chemical hygiene officer, I took the class in Natick on laboratory safety and it was a gamechanger for me. I continued on to the CHO course before taking my exam and that too was critical in my safety education. In large part to those two courses, we have made large strides in fostering a positive safety culture here at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Shannon Nephew
Chemical Hygiene Officer
SUNY Plattsburgh

Very informative and a good pace. Great that webinar is an option otherwise I would not be able to attend. —Dan Hammersley, Lab Safety Officer, Minnesota Department of Public Health

Oozing with knowledge, entertaining and with good sense of humor. They have the patience to really check and comment on the answers in the quizzes.

Maria Victoria Navarro
Lab Manager
Carnegie Mellon University of Qatar

About five years ago, I attended your course. At the time, our school didn’t have a lab safety program except a few incomplete safety procedures here and there. From attending your course, I started to develop the lab safety manual including a chemical hygiene plan . . . it did take five years to build. All started from your course. Thank you!

Caicai Wu, Ph.D.
Lab supervisor
Northwest University

“Jim Kaufman is a ‘teacher’s teacher.’ He is obviously dedicated, enthusiastic, motivated, knowledgeable, sincere, fun. The wealth of info he has at his fingertips is very impressive.”

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