Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposal of Chemicals / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume updates and combines two National Academy Press bestsellers--Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories and Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories--which have served for more than a decade as leading sources of chemical safety guidelines for the laboratory.
Developed by experts from academia and industry, with specialties in such areas as chemical sciences, pollution prevention, and laboratory safety, Prudent Practices for Safety in Laboratories provides step-by-step planning procedures for handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals. The volume explores the current culture of laboratory safety and provides an updated guide to federal regulations. Organized around a recommended workflow protocol for experiments, the book offers prudent practices designed to promote safety and it includes practical information on assessing hazards, managing chemicals, disposing of wastes, and more.
Prudent Practices for Safety in Laboratories is essential reading for people working with laboratory chemicals: research chemists, technicians, safety officers, chemistry educators, and students.

This volume updates and combines Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories and Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories--the leading sources of chemical safety guidelines for labs for more than a decade. Developed by experts in the areas of chemical sciences, pollution prevention, and lab safety, it offers prudent practices designed to promote safety.

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Updates and combines two publications, Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories (1981) and Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories (1983). Explore the current culture of laboratory safety and provides an updated guide to federal regulations. Organized around a recommended workflow protocol for experiments, offers planning procedures and safe practices, with information on assessing hazards, managing chemicals, and disposing of wastes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780309052290
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • Publication date: 1/10/2000
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.76 (w) x 10.96 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview and Recommendations 1
1 The Culture of Laboratory Safety 13
B The New Culture of Laboratory Safety 14
C Responsibility and Accountability for Laboratory Safety 14
D Special Safety Considerations in Academic Laboratories 16
E The Safety Culture in Industry 18
F Factors That Are Changing the Culture of Safety 18
2 Prudent Planning of Experiments 21
B Levels of Formality in Experiment Planning 22
C Individual Responsibilities for Planning Experiments 23
D Institutional Policies and Emergency Response Planning 23
E Steps for Planning an Experiment 24
3 Evaluating Hazards and Assessing Risks in the Laboratory 29
B Sources of Information 31
C Toxic Effects of Laboratory Chemicals 35
D Flammable, Reactive, and Explosive Hazards 46
E Physical Hazards 57
F Biohazards 60
G Hazards from Radioactivity 60
4 Management of Chemicals 63
B Source Reduction 64
C Acquisition of Chemicals 67
D Inventory and Tracking of Chemicals 69
E Storage of Chemicals in Stockrooms and Laboratories 72
F Recycling of Chemicals, Containers, and Packaging 76
5 Working with Chemicals 79
B Prudent Planning 81
C General Procedures for Working with Hazardous Chemicals 82
D Working with Substances of High Toxicity 90
E Working with Biohazardous and Radioactive Materials 93
F Working with Flammable Chemicals 95
G Working with Highly Reactive or Explosive Chemicals 96
H Working with Compressed Gases 104
6 Working with Laboratory Equipment 107
B Working with Water-Cooled Equipment 109
C Working with Electrically Powered Laboratory Equipment 109
D Working with Compressed Gases 121
E Working with High/Low Pressures and Temperatures 126
F Using Personal Protective, Safety, and Emergency Equipment 131
G Emergency Procedures 137
7 Disposal of Waste 139
B Chemically Hazardous Waste 141
C Multihazardous Waste 150
D Procedures for the Laboratory-Scale Treatment of Surplus and Waste Chemicals 160
8 Laboratory Facilities 173
B Laboratory Inspection Programs 175
C Laboratory Ventilation 178
D Room Pressure Control Systems 193
E Special Systems 193
F Maintenance of Ventilation Systems 194
9 Governmental Regulation of Laboratories 197
B Risk and Regulation 198
C The OSHA Laboratory Standard: Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories 202
D The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 205
E The Clean Air Act 209
F SARA Title III, Community Right-To-Know and Emergency Notification and Response 210
G The Toxic-Substances Control Act 210
H Regulation of Laboratory Design and Construction 212
Bibliography 213
App. A: OSHA Laboratory Standard 219
App. B: Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries 235
Index 415
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