Hydrofluoric Acid Safety Training - Online

15 minutes
Prior to initiation of work
Course Cost: 
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This course is for all personnel who work with or may be exposed to hydrofluoric acid or products containing hydrofluoric acid. You will learn about hydrofluoric acid health hazards, regulated exposure limits, engineering controls to prevent exposures, safe use practices, personal protective equipment, waste disposal, hydrofluoric acid spill and emergency response. Retake the class as a refresher or as required by the PI or Supervisor.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at dso@uw.edu. 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at ehstrain@uw.edu.  

Intended Audience 

All personnel who work with or may be exposed to hydrofluoric acid in the workplace, including those who work in research, clinics, teaching laboratories, shops and facility services


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201