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While formaldehyde is used in many laboratory operations, it can still be a significant health hazard. The results of mishandling formaldehyde can be serious. They can range from the short-term discomfort associated with minor burns or skin irritation… to chronic effects from a lifetime of overexposure.

MARCOM’s training products on “The OSHA Formaldehyde Standard” provide training that is required by this standard, focusing on the rules and procedures that the standard establishes for working with this potentially dangerous chemical.

All of the products… the new “Micro-Learning” and full-length online courses as well as the DVDs and interactive CD courses… discuss topics that are integral to employees’ understanding of these issues.

Topics covered in these products include:

  • Potential health hazards associated with formaldehyde.
  • Testing for Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL).
  • Labeling and Safety Data Sheets.
  • Hoods and other ventilation systems.
  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Spill clean-up and decontamination procedures.
  • First aid.
  • The Medical Surveillance Plan.
  • and more.

Available in English. Available individually, or as part of MARCOM’s 12-program Laboratory Safety Series.

OSHA Formaldehyde Standard Detailed Course Outline in PDF format

The “The OSHA Formadehyde Standard” MicroLearning curriculum includes the following 3-5 minute courses:

  • “Formaldehyde and Your Health”
  • “Monitoring for the Presence of Formaldehyde”
  • “Formaldehyde Labeling”
  • “Personal Protective Equipment”
  • “Cleaning Up Formaldehyde Spills”
  • “First Aid”