Laboratory Safety

eLearning course with assessment and certificate.



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£18 inc VAT (was £30)
Offer ends 31 December 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 Hour
3 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Laboratory operations present lots of hazards for staff.

The course objective is to help reduce risks in the lab and help create a culture of safety by communicating best-practice in a clear, concise and memorable way.

Course media


Duration: 40 minutes

What you will learn:

  • Understand COSHH regulations
  • Understand safe working equipment
  • Understand harmful chemicals
  • How to identify and use appropriate equipment
  • Good Lab Housekeeping
  • Lab Fire Safety
  • Lab First Aid

Why choose this particular Lab Safety course?

Improved learning outcomes are achieved by maintaining the candidates attention via the thoughtful combination of a moderate to high pace, rich media and insightful content.

In 40 minutes the successful learner will achieve a Laboratory Safety certification.

New course– release date August 2017.

Duration: 20 minutes

What you will learn:

  • Understand legislation relating to slips, trips and falls
  • Know the most common causes of STF injuries
  • Understand the role of risk assessments
  • Know why it is important to prevent slips, trips and falls
  • Understand what can cause slips, trips and falls from a height
  • Know what can be done to prevent slips, trips and falls
  • Be aware of your role in preventing slips, trips and falls


Through out the course there are short 'Knowledge Checks'.

At the end of the course is a 20 question assessment.

To successfully complete the course candidates are required to achieve 80% in the final assessment. The assessment may be retaken as often as required.

On successful completion candidates will be automatically emailed their completion certificate.

The completion certificate contains the candidate name, course title, date and a validation code which can be authenticated via echo3education.

Some courses also offer a digital badge so your success can be shared online through websites like Linkedin. Sharing the digital badge requires free third party software. echo3education are happy to explain the process.

Who is this course for?

The lab safety eLearning training course is ideal for any employees who work in a laboratory, managers who supervise laboratory work, and employers who have employees that work in a laboratory.


There are no requirements prior to undertaking the Laboratory Safety awareness course.

Career path

The Laboratory Safety awareness course is ideal for anyone who work or wishes to work in a laboratory environment.

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Gerda asked:

Will the finished course be visible to potential employers in my reed job applications and will I receive a certificate?


Yes, you will receive a ROSPA certificate. You will need to check with Reed regarding visibility. You could justifiably add the course to your CV.

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Monika asked:

How much time do I have from buying a course to complete it.


12 months from purchase. Best regards, echo3 team

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N asked:

You mentioned "slips, trips and falls" in great detail but does the course cover chemical handling, chemical storage and spills kits?


Hi, the course doesn’t cover spill kits. It does cover handling and storage. It’s aimed at improving staff behaviours more than management systems.

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Suchetana Sabrina asked:

Will this teach about biosafety levels as well?


Hi, it doesn't go into biosafety levels but focuses on general best practice like correct PPE. Regards, Alex

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Innocent Pikai asked:

How do l register for the course?


Hi, if you purchase we then email login details. At which point you can access course online. Best regards, echo3 team

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okoye asked:

Will they issue certificate after course period


Hi there, yes you will be able to print a certificate on successful completion of the course. Is this ok? Nikki

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Suchetana Sabrina asked:

What is the level of this course


Hi, its aimed at Level two - provides a basic understand of safe working practices. Best regards, Alex

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