Guidelines for Laboratory Design: Health and Safety Considerations

Monday, May 6 – Friday, May 10 2013


Guidelines for Laboratory Design: Health and Safety Considerations

Harvard School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education

May 6 – 10, 2013 | Boston, MA |$2295


This program provides real-world insight into laboratory health and safety issues, ensuring that participants can effectively design a safe and sustainable laboratory. Through a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach participants will be able to ensure that the completed laboratory will be safe, free of hazards, ergonomically sound, and environmentally friendly. Participants will benefit from this program’s exploration of laboratory-specific design issues participants are likely to face, including: user demands of laboratory construction, renovation, reconstruction, and decommissioning. This program includes sessions specific to laboratory types including: Microelectronic and open labs, animal laboratories, biosafety laboratories, clinical laboratories, and sustainable laboratories.

Who should participate:

  • Architects
  • Building planners and owners
  • College or university campus planners
  • Construction engineers
  • Environmental health and safety professionals
  • Industrial hygiene and safety professionals
  • Laboratory facility engineers and scientists
  • Laboratory managers and supervisors
  • Laboratory owners’ representatives
  • Project managers and engineers

Learning Objectives:

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