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A safety manual and chemical hygiene plan (CHP) for a multidisciplinary laboratory.

Authors
Domeny-LJ; Belinky-BR; Foley-GD
Source
Abstr Pap - Am Chem Soc 1996 Aug; 212(1):4-CHAS
NIOSHTIC No.
20034330
Abstract
The Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (DPSE) of NIOSH had for many years a written Safety Manual. With the promulgation of OSHA standard 1910.1450, DPSE replaced the Safety Manual with a CHP in 1991; and revised it in 1995. Chemical, biological and ventilation engineering research are conducted. General chemical research is conducted in the High Hazard Laboratory. Neat and concentrated carcinogens, dilute chemical agents and biological organisms are handled in the High Containment Laboratory. NIOSH scientists frequently conduct work site evaluations which include: office buildings, manufacturing plants, residences, road repair, foundries, mines, and hospitals. The CHP addresses chemical and biological organism inventories, hazard communication, evacuation, medical monitoring, project plan development, shop practices, chemical safety, biosafety, field studies and respirator fit testing. The CHP is the result of employee involvement and management's concern for employee and community health.
Keywords
Analytical-methods; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Chemical-processing; Laboratories; Laboratory-techniques; Laboratory-workers
CODEN
ACSRAL
Publication Date
19960825
Document Type
Abstract; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1996
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISSN
0065-7727
NIOSH Division
DPSE
Source Name
Abstracts of Papers - American Chemical Society
State
OH
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