ERIC Number: ED376083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Laboratory Waste Management. A Guidebook.
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
A primary goal of the American Chemical Society Task Force on Laboratory Waste Management is to provide laboratories with the information necessary to develop effective strategies and training programs for managing laboratory wastes. This book is intended to present a fresh look at waste management from the laboratory perspective, considering both the unique character and technical expertise of laboratories. The following chapters are included: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Laws and Regulations"; (3) "Responsibilities of the Organization"; (4) "Training of Laboratory Workers"; (5) "Identification and Characterization of Wastes"; (6) "Reducing Wastes"; (7) "On-Site Waste Handling and Disposal"; (8) "Off-Site Monitoring and Control"; and (9) "Working with Regulators." (ZWH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Hazardous Materials, Laboratory Safety, Science Education, Science Laboratories, Waste Disposal, Wastes
American Chemical Society, Distribution Office Department 225, 1155 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (cloth: ISBN-0-8412-2735-7, $24.95; paperback: ISBN-0-8412-2849-3, $16.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.