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Hazards in the Chemistry Laboratory. Student Manual.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1979 Sep:132 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00236853
Abstract
This student manual discussed general hazards found in the chemical laboratory including those arising from health hazards of toxic substances, flammable reagents, explosive materials, radioactive substances, compressed gases, and cryogenic gases. The objectives of this manual were to enable the student to identify hazards in the chemistry laboratory, be able to name common rules that apply to all laboratory situations, and describe safe practices for the following: handling and cleaning glassware, heating liquids with gas and electrical apparatus, and moving and storing reagents. Sections in the workbook covered safety policies and training, safety committees, potential injuries, safety rules, important cautions, glassware, cleaning glassware, heating apparatus, gas burners, electrical heating equipment, heating techniques, Federal Hazardous Chemicals Act, NIOSH Recommended Standard, NFPA Recommended Standard, the handling and storage of reagents, and electrical hazards.
Keywords
Training; Laboratory-workers; Toxic-materials; Safety-programs; Safety-education; Accident-prevention; Hazardous-materials; Laboratory-equipment;
Publication Date
19790901
Document Type
Other;
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB85-119261
NTIS Price
A08
NIOSH Division
DTMD;
Source Name
Division of Training and Manpower Development, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio, 132 pages, 15 references
State
OH;
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