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ERIC Number: ED399143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Pages: 45
Abstractor: 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)
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
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Prepared by the Task Force on Occupational Health and Safety.