Basic Course on "CHEMICAL LABORATORY SAFETY PRACTICES" on l5 - l6 July 2022, Virtually

We are happy to inform you that under the auspices of the R&D Subcommittee under Technology & Energy Expert Committee, ICC is organizing Basic Course on "CHEMICAL LABORATORY SAFETY PRACTICES" on Friday, l5 July and Saturday, 16 luly 2022 from 0 !.30 p.m. to 05.30 p.m. (on both days). This virtual program will be coordinated from Mumbai Office of lCC.


Awareness of safe laboratory practices is crucial for all personnel working in modern chemical laboratories. The goal of this course is to sensitize early chemical industry professionals including new entrants and students of Chemistry / Chemical Engineering, on various aspects of laboratory safety practices. We plan to use a combination of theoretical fundamentals and practical insights to educate the participants of this program. Using common laboratory equipment and operations as a basis, the curriculum will focus on best practices for safe lab operations and also use historical case studies to highlight typical accident scenarios. Effective use of Safety Data Sheets and incident response procedures will also be covered from a viewpoint of minimizing incident impact and casualties.

The course has been designed by Experts from Clariant India Ltd., NOCIL Ltd., llT Bombay, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., BASF Chemicals lndia Pvt Ltd., Aarti lndustries Ltd., lnnovaSmart LLP. The course instructors are carefully chosen with a mix of academic and industrial backgrounds and have significant real-world experience in these settings. The goal is to upgrade skillsets with respect to Safety of personnel from industrial R&D labs, pilot plants and chemical testing laboratories. The target audience will be students and young professionals with a degree in a chemistry / chemical engineering or a related discipline. On successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with the "Certificate" from lCC.