CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, 5th Edition

A. Keith Furr

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$218.40

April 12, 2000 by CRC Press
Handbook - 808 Pages
ISBN 9780849325236 - CAT# 2523

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Features

  • OSHA laboratory safety standards
  • Guidelines for X-ray use in hospitals
  • Enforcement of the standard for dealing with blood-borne pathogens, including the Ryan White Act
  • DOT regulations on the packaging of hazardous materials
  • EPA action on the release of radioactive materials into the environment
  • OSHA actions covering hazardous waste operations and emergency response
  • CDC guidelines for research with microbiological hazards
  • Summary

    Expanded and updated, The CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edition provides information on planning and building a facility, developing an organization infrastructure, planning for emergencies and contingencies, choosing the correct equipment, developing operational plans, and meeting regulatory requirements. Still the essential reference tool, the New Edition helps you organize your safety efforts to adhere to the latest regulations and use the newest technology.

    Thoroughly revised, the CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edition includes new OSHA laboratory safety standards, the 1994 NRC radiation safety standards, guidelines for X-ray use in hospitals, enforcement of standards for dealing with blood-borne pathogens, OSHA actions covering hazardous waste operations and emergency response, and the latest CDC guidelines for research with microbial hazards. Every word on every page has been scrutinized, and literally hundreds of changes have been made to bring the material up to date.

    See what's new in the New Edition
  • New figures and tables illustrating the new material
  • Internet references in addition to journal articles
  • Changes in the Clean Air Act regarding incineration of hospital, medical, and infectious waste
  • Obsolete articles removed and replaced - over one hundred pages of new material
  • New information on respiratory protection guidelines