This instructional module was developed to make faculty and students aware of occupational safety and health concepts as applied to laboratory work and pilot plant operation. Units contained in the module provide the following: background on industry needs for safety and health awareness on the part of all new engineering graduates; a description of the responsibility of the Unit Operations Laboratory Director to incorporate safety and health training in Unit Operations courses; the departmental safety and health program and its various functions; general safety rules; the sources and utilization of codified regulations and voluntary health and safety standards; the safety and health aspects required for unit operations laboratory courses in general; a general introduction to industrial hygiene; the responsibilities of the students during the planning and execution phases of Unit Operations Laboratory experimentation; and methods used to determine which chemical and physical hazards may be preventable or minimized in the Unit Operations Laboratory.
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