CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety / Edition 5

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Expanded and updated, The CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edi tion provides information on planning and building a facility, develop ing an organization infrastructure, planning for emergencies and conti ngencies, choosing the correct equipment, developing operational plans , and meeting regulatory requirements. Still the essential reference t ool, the New Edition helps you organize your safety efforts to adhere to the latest regulations and use the newest technology. The ideal re ference to OSHA safety standards and government regulations.

Disc. organizational approaches; emergency plan- ning & response; specific procedures; design issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849325236
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/12/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 808
  • Sales rank: 1,539,427
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Laboratory Safety as a Cooperative Responsibility
Components of Emergency Preparedness
Institutional or Corporate Emergency Committee
Emergency Plan
Emergency Procedures for Selected Emergencies
Artificial Respiration, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and First Aid
Laboratory Design
Fixed Equipment and Furniture
Chemical Storage Rooms
Movable Equipment
Animal Laboratories - Special Requirements
General Considerations
OSHA Laboratory Safety Standard
Operational Planning
Purchasing of Animals
Handling and Use of Chemicals: Laboratory Operations
Hazard Awareness (Right-to-Know)
Health Effects
Spills and Emergencies
Chemical Wastes
Laboratory Closeout Procedures
Radioisotope Laboratories
X-Ray Facilities
Nonionizing Radiation
Laser Laboratories
Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
Recombinant DNA Laboratories
Research Animal Care and Handling
Respiratory Protection
Eye Protection
Materials for Protective Apparel
Hearing Protection
First Aid Kits
Other Personal Protective Equipment
Appendix: Laboratory Checklist

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