Dow Lab Safety Academy

At Dow, our safety culture is part of everything we do and every decision we make. The Dow safety mindset is based on driving behavior toward incident prevention, sustained by renewed employee engagement and the responsibility to provide a safe work environment for our employees.

Our goal with the Dow Lab Safety Academy is to enhance awareness of safety practices in academic research laboratories and to promote a safety mindset in the future workforce of the chemical community.

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Dow Lab Safety Modules

This digital learning academy leverages Dow’s best-in-class industrial safety culture and practices for laboratory safety. Each module covers information that has worked successfully at Dow.

Orientation & Training

The following videos will introduce the student to safe laboratory practices with some basic understanding of key principles of behavior within the laboratory setting. Each of the videos will address a given topic to provide guidance and recommendations. The videos are not meant to be all inclusive, but instead targeted at behaviors which will help enhance a student to be more productive, efficient and safer in the laboratory.

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Specialized Topics

The following modules will introduce the viewer to useful and practical information to enhance their understanding of laboratory hazards and best practices for reducing the hazards.

Each of the videos will address a given topic to provide guidance and recommendations. The videos are not meant to be all inclusive, but instead targeted at behaviors which will help enhance a student to be more productive, efficient and safer in the laboratory.

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Plan, Evaluate, Execute

The following modules include information on methods for evaluating laboratory hazards as well as best practices for mitigating risks.

Each of the videos will address a given topic to provide guidance and recommendations. The videos are not meant to be all inclusive, but instead targeted at behaviors which will help enhance a student to be more productive, efficient and safer in the laboratory.

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Sustainable Safety Culture

The following modules include information on methods for building and sustaining a strong safe culture in the laboratory.

Each of the videos will address a given topic to provide guidance and recommendations. The videos are not meant to be all inclusive, but instead targeted at behaviors which will help enhance a student to be more productive, efficient and safer in the laboratory.

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