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Laboratory safety checklists. Laboratory safety programs and manuals. Chemical Hygiene Plans, radiation safety guidelines, laboratory inspections. Laboratory waste minimization and pollution prevention. Safety in high school labs. Spill response. Standard operating procedures for hazardous materials. Chemical Hygiene Plans, standard operating procedures, lab safety programs, etc.

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1910.1450 - Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories [1697] ?

Full text of OSHA's standard on occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in labs

Acid Handling Safety [pdf] [31945] ?

Safety procedures in the laboratory when using acids

Biosafety Guidelines [23292] ?

Biosafety SOP's

Canada: Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines [764] ?

Full text of Health Canada's laboratory biosafety guidelines

Centrifuge Safety and Security [pdf] [17398] ?

The basics

Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan [23636] ?

Full text of a sample plan in use by a US government laboratory

Chemical Hygiene Guide [2176] ?

Full text of a chemical hygiene plan used for a university's laboratories

Chemical Hygiene Plan [pdf] [28876] ?

Example of the plan in use by the US National Institutes of Health

Chemical Hygiene Plan [1728] ?

Full text of a safety plan related to lab safety

Chemical Hygiene Plan [2249] ?

Full text of a chemical hygiene plan for a university's laboratories

Chemical Hygiene Plan [11963] ?

Example of a university's plan

Chemical Hygiene Plan [22358] ?

Full text of a sample program

Chemical Hygiene Plan [14860] ?

Full text of a chemical hygiene plan in use by a major university

Chemical Hygiene Plan [pdf] [22012] ?

Sample plan in use at a major university

Chemical Hygiene Plan [25336] ?

Sample plan in use at a major university

Chemical Hygiene Plan & Laboratory Guide [21663] ?

Full text of a CHP in use by a major university

Chemical Hygiene Plan & Laboratory Safety Manual [25342] ?

Sample of a CHP in use at a major university

Chemical Hygiene Plan for School Laboratories [pdf] [23394] ?

Sample chemical safety plan for school laboratories

Chemical Hygiene Plan Model [pdf] [27876] ?

An example of a model CHP

Chemical Hygiene Plan Template [pdf] [24519] ?

Text of a sample CHP

Chemical Reactivity Worksheet [5401] ?

CRW is software that you use to find out about the potential reactive hazards of substances and mixtures of substances

Chemical Safety [3285] ?

Safety manuals, safety fact sheets and resources for laboratory safety

Chemical Safety Rules in Laboratories [26731] ?

General safety rules for use of hazardous chemicals and more

Chemical Safety Standard Operating Procedures [14859] ?

Chemical and electrical safety SOP

Chemical Spill Procedures [pdf] [3335] ?

Standard operating procedures for spills in labs

Chemical/Lab Safety SafetyNets [14297] ?

Safety fact sheets & guidelines related to chemical and laboratory safety

Cleanrooms & ISO Standards [12410] ?

Airborne Particulate Cleanliness Classes and ISO Standards

Common Lab Safety Compliance Deficiencies [29140] ?

The specific violations most commonly encountered

Controlled Substances Use in Research [16867] ?

Conducting research using controlled substances - forms, policies, regulations, etc.

Departmental Chemical Hygiene Plans [20635] ?

Full text of a Lab Safety Manual and of Deparmental Chemical Hygiene Plans

Design Requirements Manual for Biomedical Laboratories and Animal Research Facilities [16828] ?

A detailed design requirements and guidance manual for biomedical research laboratory and animal research facilities

Emergency Eye/Face Wash/ Shower Requirements [3126] ?

Fact sheet outlines general requirements for emergency eye wash and shower equipment

Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equipment [2240] ?

Performance standards for emergency eyewash and shower equipment at the Univ of Kentucky

Emergency Eyewashes & Showers: Proper Maintenance [542] ?

Establish a regular maintenance program to identify and correct any problems

Emergency Instructions [pdf] [19281] ?

What to do for spill, leak, release, medical emergency or fire or flammable gas

EtBr Wastes [17375] ?

Guidance safely handling Ethidium Bromide (EtBr) wastes

Ethidium Bromide Waste Disposal Policy [17376] ?

Example policy in use by a major university

Etiologic Agent Import Permit Program [26977] ?

Centers for Disease Control permit instructions and application

Flinn Scientific's Student Safety Contract [4928] ?

List of safety rules to be signed by laboratory students

Formaldehyde Awareness Training Booklet [pdf] [28506] ?

Provides information on formaldehyde and its safe use

General Lab Safety [58] ?

Lab safety program from a Canadian university

Guidance for Preparing Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures [pdf] [4308] ?

Creating safety SOPs for laboratory hazards

Hazardous Material Close Out Procedures [16832] ?

Policy For Termination of Laboratory use of Hazardous Materials - plus, checklist

Helpful Hints on the Use of Biological Safety Cabinets [pdf] [13359] ?

Safe operation of a laminar flow biological safety cabinet

High School Laboratory Safety [4520] ?

Full text of a lab safety program for high school laboratories

Hospital Laboratory Safety [22982] ?

Training module for hospital lab safety

Lab Activation Protocol [10463] ?

Guidelines on how to activate a new laboratory

Lab Biosafety Review [29138] ?

Answer the following series of questions prior to the laboratory review

Lab Deactivation Protocol [10462] ?

Guidelines on how to deactivate a laboratory

Lab Hazard Rank (LHR) [13346] ?

Criteria in use by a major university

Lab Safety - University [16644] ?

Materials from a major state university

Lab Safety Guidelines [26997] ?

Sample safety checklist for laboratories

Lab Safety Inspection Checklist [2233] ?

A self-inspection safety checklist for chemical laboratories

Lab Safety Inspection Checklist [4519] ?

General precautions

Lab Safety Inspection Forms [27233] ?

For laboratory safety procedures

Lab Safety Manual [pdf] [3336] ?

Text of a laboratory safety manual

Lab Safety Notes [7474] ?

Safety handouts for laboratory activities

Lab Safety SOP's [25340] ?

Standard operating procedures on how to safely handle specific laboratory chemicals

Lab Safety Videos [26998] ?

Online viewing

Updated Laboratory and Chemical Safety [3302] ?

Safety practices to minimize hazards and prevent accidents when work involves chemicals or hazardous

Updated Laboratory and Chemical Safety [18460] ?

Laboratory safety standard operating procedures and more

Laboratory Biological Safety Manual [pdf] [2902] ?

Text of a 50+ page manual

Laboratory Biosafety Manual [pdf] [17373] ?

Biosafety precautions to take when operating lab equipment

Laboratory Checklists [pdf] [27232] ?

Earthquake, laboratory safety, move in/out, etc

Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Plan [11993] ?

Resources for laboratory chemical safety

Laboratory Cryogens Safety Training Slideshow [26734] ?

Slideshow provides employee training on safety procedures to handle cryogens in the lab

Laboratory Flammable & Combustible Liquid Container & Storage Requirements [pdf] [3329] ?

Classification and maximum allowable storage of flammables in laboratories

Laboratory General Safety Program [pdf] [26454] ?

To ensure laboratory safety, follow safe laboratory practices

Updated Laboratory Guide for Renovations, Remodels, Reassignments & Moves [17260] ?

Procedures for decommissioning laboratories

Laboratory Health and Safety Manual [25154] ?

11 chapter safety program includes a Chemical Hygiene Plan

Laboratory Inspection Checklists [29896] ?

For safety inspections

Laboratory Radiation Safety Manual [7862] ?

Full text of a laboratory radiation safety manual

Updated Laboratory Relocation Guidelines [14048] ?

Provides employee safety guidelines for groups involved in physically relocating laboratories

Updated Laboratory Safety [18468] ?

Includes biosafety, chemical safety, laser safety, radiation safety, vivarium safety

Laboratory Safety [18837] ?

Laboratory safety manual and more

Laboratory Safety Design Guide [27238] ?

Text of a manual in use by a university

Laboratory Safety Hazards & Control [16054] ?

FDA Laboratory Safety Plan

Laboratory Safety Lesson [26996] ?

A training lesson for improving laboratory safety

Laboratory Safety Manual [pdf] [19274] ?

Full text of a laboratory safety manual

Laboratory Safety Plan [1949] ?

Full text of a Chemical Hygiene Plan

Laboratory Safety Procedures and Chemical Hygiene Plan [24832] ?

Text of a plan in use at a major university

Laboratory Safety Program [1146] ?

Full text of a laboratory safety program, including Hygiene Plan, Haz Communication, etc.

Laboratory Safety Self-Inspections [904] ?

Chemistry lab safety inspection form and checklist

Laboratory Safety Training Guide [3264] ?

Basic information for working safely with laboratory chemicals and equipment

Laboratory Security of Hazardous Materials [pdf] [25337] ?

Follow these guidelines to minimize opportunities for intentional removal of any hazardous materials from your laborator

Laboratory Spill Response [9761] ?

Recommended equipment and supplies for a laboratory spill

Laboratory Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1450 [pdf] [3143] ?

Fact sheet provides overview of OSHA's standard for laboratories - Chemical Hygiene Plan

Laboratory Waste Procedures [3423] ?

Laboratory Standard Operating Policies and Procedures related to disposal of hazardous chemicals

Lessons Learned: Lab Fire from Refrigerator Use [17381] ?

The fire originated in a non-explosion proof refrigerator which was being used for chemicals storage

Mad Cow Disease & Lab Safety [27003] ?

Special handling procedures for lab specimens

Magnet Cell Laboratory - Visitor Safety [pdf] [26735] ?

Visitor and contractor security safety

Magnet Cell Laboratory Safety Procedures [pdf] [26737] ?

Magnetic field safety

Magnet Laboratory Safety - Emergency Action Plan [pdf] [26736] ?

Example of an EAP in use at Florida State Univ

Magnetic Field Laboratory Safety [pdf] [26738] ?

Magnet cell safety procedures

Mercury in the Lab [pdf] [6373] ?

Includes alternatives to mercury

Meth Labs [22078] ?

Safety and health hazards from methamphetamine & methamphetamine Labs

Microbiology Laboratory Safe Practices [pdf] [27002] ?

Some safety rules for microbiology labs

Minors in Laboratories [16831] ?

Policy and forms for minors working in laboratories

Model Chemical Hygiene Plan [13354] ?

Must be customized by each laboratory for regulatory compliance

NFPA 45 Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals [2241] ?

Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids in Laboratories

Updated NIH Biosafety Guidelines [26976] ?

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

NIH Chemical Hygiene Plan [pdf] [1819] ?

Text of the CHP used by National Institutes of Health laboratories

Occupational Health and Safety of Research Animal Workers [8934] ?

Examines occupational safety and health programs in laboratories conducting animal research

Personal Protective Equipment in the Laboratory [11440] ?

Online tutorial for lab workers about PPE

Preparing for Laboratory Safety Emergencies [3426] ?

Eyewashes, spill kits, etc

Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposal of Chemicals [18473] ?

Provides step-by-step planning procedures for handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals

Research Laboratory Radiation Audit [25143] ?

Example of an audit policy for research labs for the control of radiation hazards

Safety Training Checklist for Laboratory Workers [2242] ?

Use the following checklist to ensure that you receive the proper safety training

Sample Chemical Hygiene Plan [23117] ?

Sample written program

Sample Chemical Hygiene Plan Template [11960] ?

Full text of a CHP used by a major university in their laboratories

School Laboratory Safety [27533] ?

Safety information and resources for school and college science teachers

School Laboratory Safety [27000] ?

A series of articles provide guidance for school lab safety

Science Class Student Safety Contract [13007] ?

Example of a science student safety contract

Science Safety Manual [13003] ?

Designed for the K-12 science classroom

Setting up a Lab [23923] ?

Cover a variety of safety topics

Shippers General Requirements for Shipments and Packaging [13361] ?

Text of Title 49 Chapter 1 Part 173

Spill Response for Laboratory Personnel [9760] ?

A guide to chemical spill response, based on the chemical characteristics of specific chemicals

Spill Response for Laboratory Personnel [26733] ?

Example of general spill procedures to be followed by lab personnel

Summaries of Various Regulations which Require Written Compliance Documents [9762] ?

Provides a brief overview of each regulation that requires a written safety program

Template for a Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Plan [27448] ?

A sample chemical hygiene plan

TX-University of Texas at Austin Laboratory Safety Manual [5937] ?

Full text of the university's laboratory safety manual

University Chemical Hygiene Plan [16868] ?

Full text of a chemical hygiene plan

USDA Select Agent and Toxin List [26978] ?

List of High Consequence Livestock and Plant Pathogens and Toxins

Web-Based Lab Safety Training [12481] ?

Series of online tutorials related to laboratory safety


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