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Safe handling of chemicals in laboratories

Safe handling of chemicals in laboratories

report of a conference held on 18th January 1969.

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Published by Moray House College of Education in Holyrood Road, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemicals -- Safety measures -- Congresses.,
  • Laboratories -- Safety measures -- Congresses.,
  • Accident prevention -- Congresses.,
  • Laboratories -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMoray House College of Education., Royal Institute of Chemistry., Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP149 .S19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4998829M
    LC Control Number76500465

      All chemicals used in laboratory have safe handling methods as specified by chemical's label and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Laboratory hazards can be minimized by following these safety measures in handling. Always keep in mind the general guidelines while handling the chemicals: Always label all containers with chemicals. Use protective equipments for eye . NERC HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDANCE. NERC GUIDANCE ON SAFE STORAGE OF LABORATORY CHEMICALS. VERSION NUMBER: DATE OF FIRST ISSUE: September, Aim and background. The aim of this document is to provide guidance on the safe storage of chemicals in laboratories within NERC. The risks that arise from poor storage.

    Get this from a library! Prudent practices in the laboratory: handling and management of chemical hazards. [National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prudent Practices in the Laboratory.;] -- "Prudent Practices in the Laboratory--the book that has served for decades as the standard for chemical laboratory safety practice--now features updates and new topics. Use appropriate safety equipment whenever exposure to gases, vapors or aerosols is suspected and ensure exhaust facilities are working properly. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling chemicals, before leaving the laboratory and before eating or drinking. Replace personal protective equipment as appropriate.

    An instructor's duty of care for planning and designing lab activities for the science curriculum includes the responsibility for the proper storage, handling, use, and disposal of chemicals in experiments and demonstrations. The following “Top Twelve” list of safety practices from Flinn Scientific will help you improve safety in the use of laboratory chemicals. Chemical and Laboratory Safety Manual (CLSM) and other documents. No changes shall be made to the CLSM, appendices, or portions of the manual contained on the web site without RSC approval. The RSC shall approve all procedures used to evaluate laboratory safety and ensure accountability. 2. Designing policies to: a.


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