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Chemical laboratories -- Safety measures.

View Resource Inchem

International Programme on Chemical Safety's (IPCS's) INCHEM "consolidates a wide variety of information produced by a number of international bodies whose goal is to assist in the sound management of chemicals [and] provides a means of rapid access to information on chemicals commonly used throughout the world, which may also occur as contaminants in the environment and food." From this metasite,...
View Resource Where to Find Material Safety Data Sheets On the Internet

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are an invaluable information source for those working with dangerous substances such as chemicals. One problem often encountered, though, is having access to the sheet when needed; that's where the aptly named Web site, Where to Find Material Safety Data Sheets On the Internet, comes in. The site is provided by Interactive Learning Paradigms Incorporated and...
View Resource Lab Safety Training Guide

Created by Princeton University's Environmental Health & Safety division, this extensive lab safety training guide provides basic information for working safely with laboratory chemicals and equipment. The "Introduction" to the site contains information specific to doing such work at Princeton, so visitors should direct their attention over to the left-hand side of the page. Here they will find...
View Resource UC-San Diego Laboratory Safety Videos

The University of California-San Diego has gone above and beyond with this marvelous collection of laboratory safety videos. Designed for use in academic settings, these short and informative videos provide a wealth of information. Currently there are twelve videos on the site and they include "Flash Chromatography 101," "Basic Fume Hood Air Flow and Operation," and "How to Handle Pyrophoric...