Handbook of Laboratory Health and Safety Measures / Edition 2

Handbook of Laboratory Health and Safety Measures / Edition 2

by S.B. Pal

ISBN-10: 9048140323

ISBN-13: 9789048140329

Pub. Date: 09/17/2011

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1991. Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1990
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1 Organizing the design of a safe laboratory.- 2 Electrical safety measures and standards for laboratory facilities and equipment in hospitals and laboratories.- 3 Design of mechanical equipment for laboratory staff and patient safety.- 4 Handling of laboratory animals — including non-human primates.- 5 Health care of laboratory personnel.- 6 Responsibilities of the Director of Laboratory Medicine for health and safety issues in the laboratory.- 7 Health and safety hazards and precautions in chemical laboratories.- 8 Safety measures to be taken in a haematological laboratory.- 9 Health hazards in microbiology.- 10 Safety measures in a clinical chemistry laboratory.- 11 Safety precautions in a clinical cytogenetics laboratory.- 12 Safety measures to be taken in a botany laboratory.- 13 Safety measures to be taken in a zoology laboratory.- 14 X-ray hazards — diagnostic and therapeutic.- 15 Precautions to be taken when working in an X-ray crystallography laboratory.- 16 Radiation protection in radionuclide investigations.- 17 Ultraviolet radiation safety.- 18 Hazards of using microwaves and radiofrequency radiation.- 19 Applications of ultrasound and their potential hazards.- 20 Safety aspects of laboratory and clinical nuclear magnetic resonance and magnetic fields.- 21 Laser safety.- 22 Precautions to be taken by field workers relating to specimens collected for final analysis in the laboratory.- 23 Safety measures to be taken when moving to a new laboratory.

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