Microscope

CELL DENSITY: HEMOCYTOMETER

is critical for a .  Industry partners  The credential is for those wanting to demonstrate mastery of  Our credentials are unique as we require a 3rd party evaluator to assess mastery of this skill in person before issuing this credential.

Earners of this credential have shown mastery of the following tasks:​

GET READY

   

When you are ready to schedule your credential assessment, ensure that you can complete the tasks listed below:

COST

    

For your $20 credential fee you will be assessed in-person on the tasks listed above and issued a digital credential through Badgr.  Our evaluators are available on a flexible schedule.

PREPARE

Information and resources to help get you ready to test.

Safety is number one in all we do. It's the first thing we train our employees in.

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CREDENTIAL ALIGNMENT

Regional and National Skills Standards

Our Credential Aligns with the following standards:

Washington Biotechnology/Biomedical Skill Standards

C3. Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action 

Ability to identify conditions that present a threat to health, safety, and the environment.

Knowledge of unsafe condition and accident documentation and reporting procedures.

Knowledge of procedures for taking corrective actions.


C7. Handle and dispose of hazardous materials

Knowledge of hazardous materials handling and documentation procedures.

Knowledge of MSDS.


Texas Biomanufacturing Skill Standards

2.2 Attend company safety and security training

2.3 Report unsafe conditions


BACE

Skill Category: Workplace Safety & Behavior

• Identify Safety Symbols

• Exercise proper laboratory safety protocols

• Describe proper handling of biological and hazardous waste

• Identify and properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

• Derive information from Safety Data Sheets (SDS)


Critical Work Function: Maintain a safe and productive work environment 

Key Activities 

  • Recognize unsafe conditions and take corrective and/or preventive action(s) 

  • Follow relevant safety policies, guidelines, and regulation (e.g. company, OSHA1 , EPA2, CDC3) 

  • Access and use MSDS4 (SDS) and other safety information sources 

  • Maintain a safe, clean, contamination-free, and clutter-free environment, as appropriate 

  • Select appropriate PPE to use to protect self from biological, chemical, and/or physical hazards