Environmental Health & Safety

Laboratory Safety References

Materials for the  Development of the Chemical Hygiene Plan:

American Chemical Society, Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories, 4th edition, 1985.

Fawcett, H.H. and W.S. Wood, Safety and Accident Prevention in Chemical Operations, 2nd edition, Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1982.

Flury, Patricia A., Environmental Health and Safety in the Hospital Laboratory, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Springfield, IL, 1978.

Green, Michael E. and Amos Turk, Safety in Working With Chemicals, MacMillan Publishing Co., NY, 1978.

Kaufman, James A., Laboratory Safety Guidelines, Dow Chemical Co., Box 1713, Midland, MI 48640, 1977.

National Institute of Health, NIH Guidelines for the Laboratory Use of Chemical Carcinogens, NIH Pub. No. 81-2385, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, 1981.

National Research Council, Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories, National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1995.

National Research Council, Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories, National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 2010.

Renfrew, Malcom, ed., Safety in the Chemical Laboratory, J. Chem. Ed., Vol. IV, American Chemical Society, Easlon, PA, 1981.

Steere, Norman V., Handbook of Laboratory Safety, The Chemical Rubber Company, Cleveland, OH, 1971.

Steere, Norman V., ed., Safety in the Chemical Laboratory, J. Chem. Ed., American Chemical Society, Easlon, PA, 18042, Vol. I, 1967; Vol. II, 1971; Vol. III, 1974.

Young, Jay A., ed., Improving Safety in the Chemical Laboratory, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1987.

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES INFORMATION:


American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Workroom Environment with Intended Changes, PO Box 1937 Cincinnati, OH 45201 (latest Edition).

Best Company, Best Safety Directory, Vols. I and II, Oldwick, NJ, 1981.

Bretherick, L., Hazards in the Chemical Laboratory, 3rd edition, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 1979.

Code of Federal Regulations, 29CFR part 1910 subpart Z., U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (latest edition).

IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man, World Health Organization Publications Center, 49 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, New York 12210 (latest edition).

IARC Scientific Publications Series, Oxford University Press, New York (latest edition).

The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals and Drugs, Merck and Company Inc., Rahway, NJ, 1976 (or latest edition).

National Toxicology Program, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Annual Report on Carcinogens, Public Health Service, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, DC, (latest edition).

NIOSH/OSHA Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, NIOSH Pub. No. 85-114, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1985 (or latest edition).

Occupational Health Guidelines, NIOSH Pub. No. 81-123, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1981.

Patty, F. A., Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, John Wiles & Sons, Inc., New York, NY, (five volumes).

Proctor, N., James P. Hughes, and Michael L. Fischman, Chemical Hazards of the Workplace, J.B. Lippincott Co., New York, 2nd Edition, 1988.

 

Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Revised Annually, for sale from Superintendent of Documents U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.

Sax, N.I., Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 5th Edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1979.

Shepard, Thomas H., Catalog of Teratogenic Agents, 6th Edition, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1989.

Sittig, Marshall, Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1981.

INFORMATION ON VENTALATION:

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Industrial Ventilation, 16th Edition, Lansing, MI, 1980.

American National Standards Institute Inc., American National Standards Fundamentals Governing the Design and Operation of Local Exhaust Systems, ANSI Z 9.2-1979, American National Standards Institute, NY, 1979.

Imad, A. P. and C. L. Watson, "Ventilation Index: An Easy Way to Decide About Hazardous Liquids", Professional Safety, pp. 15-18. April 1980.

National Fire Protection Association, Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals, NFPA-45, 1982.

National Fire Protection Association, Safety Standard for Laboratories in Health Related Institutions, NFPA-56c, 1980.

Fire Protection Guide on Hazardous Materials, 7th Edition, National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269, 1978.

Scientific Apparatus Makers Association (SAMA), Standards for Laboratory Fume Hoods, SAMA LF7, 1101 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036, 1980.



INFORMATION ON AVAILABILITY OF REFFERENCED MATERIAL:

American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), 1926 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.



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