(LS3SC14-P7T) This online PowerPoint course covers the hazards presented by spills of hazardous materials in the laboratory. The key to safety in the event of a spill is preparation, training, and prevention techniques. This course stresses all of these factors in preventing spills and in dealing with the emergency when a spill happens. Coverage includes preparation steps, being familiar with chemical hazards, use of appropriate equipment, emergency procedures, PPE, spill kits, and waste disposal. The course also helps students identify conditions where professional help should be summoned and outlines steps to cleaning a spill for those situations where lab personnel can safely clean up the spill.