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Laboratory Safety Guide& Chemical Hygiene Plan
Revised January, 2006

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  1. Goal
  2. Ensuring Laboratory Safety
    1. Laboratory Director
  3. Safe Laboratory Practices
    1. General Principles
    2. Health and Hygiene
    3. Food, Beverages, and Chemical Contamination
    4. Housekeeping
    5. Laboratory Equipment Maintenance
    6. Glassware
    7. Protective Apparel and Equipment
    8. Cryogenic Hazards
    9. Systems Under Pressure
    10. Warning Signs and Labels
    11. Unattended Operations
    12. Working Alone
    13. Laboratory Security
  4. Facility and Operational Safety Rules
    1. Laboratory Fume Hoods
  5. Handling Chemicals in the Laboratory
    1. Acute and Chronic Exposure
    2. Procurement
    3. Transport
    4. torage
    5. Designated Area
    6. Approval
  6. Chemical Hazards
    1. Caustics and Corrosives
    2. Toxic Chemicals
    3. Mercury
    4. Carcinogens
    5. Flammables
    6. Reactives
  7. Breaks and Spills
    1. Reporting
    2. Personal Safety
  8. Compressed Gases
    1. Handling and Storage
  9. Radioactive Hazards
  10. Biological Hazards
  11. Labeling
    1. Label Requirements
    2. Chemical Waste Labeling Requirements
    3. Transfer of Chemicals
    4. Exceptions to Labeling Requirement
  12. Fire Prevention, Control and Reporting
    1. Prevention
    2. Priorities in Case of Fire
    3. Fire Control Methods
  13. Waste Disposal
    1. Disposing of Waste Chemicals
  14. Inspections, Audits, and Reports
  15. Training and Information
    1. Laboratory Personnel
    2. Laboratory Directors
    3. Training
  16. Medical Examination
  17. Electrical Safety
    1. General Instructions
    2. Static Electricity and Spark Hazards

Appendices

  1. A: Use of Mercury-Free Devices
  2. B: ESF Hazardous Chemical Labeling Program
  3. C: Chemical Code Sheets
  4. D: Laboratory Ventilation
  5. E: Chemical Spill Policy
  6. F: Chemicals Established as Hazardous
  7. G: Compressed Gas Cylinders
  8. H: Personal Protective Equipment Plan For SUNY ESF
  9. I: Regulated Medical Wastes Defined
  10. J: Laboratory Inspection Program
  11. K: Hazard Communication Program
  12. L: Surplus Chemical Form

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