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Document ID (ISN)67900
CIS number 96-2213
ISBN(s) 0-8493-2518-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Furr A.K.
Title CRC handbook of laboratory safety
Bibliographic information CRC Press, Inc., 2000 Corporate Boulevard, N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA, 4th ed., 1995. xxiii, 783p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 99.50.
Abstract This manual is a comprehensive reference tool covering safety in different kinds of laboratories. Contents: emergencies; laboratory facilities: design and equipment; laboratory operations (including new OSHA laboratory safety standards); nonchemical laboratories: radiation, lasers, microbiological and biomedical laboratories, recombinant DNA laboratories, handling and care of research animals (including 1994 NRC radiation safety standards, guidelines for X-ray use in hospitals, enforcement of the standard for dealing with blood-borne pathogens, EPA action on the release of radioactive materials into the environment, OSHA actions covering hazardous waste operations and emergency response, new CDC guidelines for research with microbiological hazards); personal protective equipment; laboratory checklist.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; laboratory work; physical hazards; chemical hazards; biological hazards; laboratory equipment
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; USA; non-ionizing radiation; particulate radiation; experimental animals; lasers; safety and health documentation; manuals; emergency organization; plant safety organization; comment on law; safety rules; check lists; infectious diseases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases