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Document ID (ISN)67159
CIS number 96-1351
ISBN(s) 0-471-02628-X
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Stricoff R.S., Walters D.B.
Title Handbook of laboratory health and safety
Bibliographic information John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Baffins Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1UD, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 1995. xvii, 462p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 65.00.
Abstract Contents of this handbook: managing laboratory health and safety risks (management leadership, employee involvement, hazard evaluation, responsibilities); health and safety administration (documentation, training, medical surveillance, chemical hygiene programme); hazard evaluation and identification (chemical exposure evaluation, biosafety, radiation, controlled substances management, ergonomics, waste management); engineering controls (general laboratory design, barrier system design, ventilation); protective equipment and work practice controls (safety showers and eyewash stations, personal protective equipment, respirators, chemical handling, fire and explosion protection); emergency response.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; safety and health engineering; plant safety and health organization; biological hazards; chemical hazards
Descriptors (secondary) radiation protection; safety by design; safe layout; laboratory work; microorganisms; ergonomics; manuals; infection control; exhaust ventilation; ventilation design; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; emergency showers; eye irrigation; explosion protection; personal protective equipment; respirators; fire protection; air sampling; medical supervision; glossary; role of management; workers' participation; responsibilities; information of personnel; disposal of harmful waste
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Workers' participation