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ERIC Number: ED012245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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SAFETY IN THE CHEMICAL LABORATORY.
STEERE, NORMAN V.
MONTHLY ARTICLES ON LABORATORY SAFETY THAT APPEARED IN THE "JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION" BETWEEN JANUARY 1964, AND JANUARY 1967, ARE COMBINED IN THIS MANUAL FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE CHEMISTRY TEACHERS. A GENERAL SECTION DEALS WITH (1) RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACCIDENT PREVENTION, (2) SAFETY CONSIDERATION IN RESEARCH PROPOSALS, (3) A SAFETY SYMPOSIUM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, (4) A STUDY OF THE ATTITUDES OF WORKERS TOWARD ACCIDENT PREVENTION, (5) A UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LABORATORY MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY, (6) THE LITERATURE OF CHEMICAL SAFETY, AND (7) SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON HAZARDS. TOPICAL SECTIONS INCLUDE--(1) TOXICITY AND EXPOSURE LIMITS, (2) LABORATORY VENTILATION, (3) FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CONTAINER LABELING, AND STORAGE OF RECORDS AND CHEMICALS, (4) EYE PROTECTION AND BODY SHIELDING, (5) PEROXIDES AND DANGEROUS CHEMICALS, (6) COMPRESSED GASES AND CRYOGENIC FLUIDS, (7) UNATTENDED LABORATORY OPERATIONS, AND (8) DRINKING WATER AND MICROBIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION AND LASER HAZARDS. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS IN LABORATORY DESIGN ARE THE SUBJECT OF THE FINAL SECTION. A SERIES OF CASE HISTORIES OF LABORATORY ACCIDENTS AND FIRES IS INCLUDED. THE MANUAL IS INDEXED BY SUBJECT AND AUTHOR. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE CHEMICAL EDUCATION PUBLISHING COMPANY, TWENTIETH AND NORTHAMPTON STREETS, EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA 18042, 125 PAGES, FOR $3.00. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Easton, PA. Div. of Chemical Education.
Identifiers: Easton (David)