ERIC Number: ED399143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Chemical Hazards: A Guide for Students.
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
The goal of this safety guide is to enable students to take more responsibility for lab safety by using the Self-Audit System for Students and to understand the responsibility for safety shared by the institution through the development and maintenance of a Chemical Hygiene Plan. This student guide discusses safety equipment and the procedures that chemical manufacturers must use in labeling their products. A chart of hazardous materials, their characteristics, and routes of exposure is provided. A Student Hazardous Chemical Usage Sheet is provided, as well as a list of hotline numbers pertaining to a variety of safety issues. Contains 20 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Chemistry, Elementary Secondary Education, Hazardous Materials, Higher Education, Laboratory Safety, Safety Education, Safety Equipment, School Safety, Science Education
American Chemical Society, Dept. of Government Relations and Science Policy, 1155 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
Note: Prepared by the Task Force on Occupational Health and Safety.