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Document ID (ISN)55860
CIS number 91-794
ISBN(s) 0-471-61756-3
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Stricoff R.S., Walters D.B.
Title Laboratory health and safety handbook: a guide for the preparation of a chemical hygiene plan
Bibliographic information John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Baffins Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO22 9SA, United Kingdom, 1990. xix, 330p. Illus. Bibl. Index. Price: GBP 43.70.
Abstract This handbook provides information and step-by-step guidelines for laboratory managers, supervisors and safety officers to assist them in developing procedures that comply with new regulations from the U.S. Labour Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) governing occupational exposure to recognition and anticipation of laboratory hazards; responsibilities; training; hygiene plan; standard operating procedures; emergency plans; general laboratory design; barrier system design; fire and explosion protection; human factors design criteria; chemical exposure evaluation; protective equipment; biohazards; radiation; controlled substances; waste management; regulations.
Descriptors (primary) conditions of exposure; laboratory work; conditions of work; training material; emergency organization; safety planning; exposure evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; fire hazards; toxic substances; training manuals; permissible levels; safety by design; personal protective equipment; biological hazards; directive; safety rules; waste disposal
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; USA
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Safety programmes
Exposure evaluation