This handbook provides the tools necessary to create and maintain a safe work environment. It
provides a starting point for any chemical safety study, from providing information on proper
chemical and equipment handling to guidance on purchasing, storage, use and disposal. The safe use of
specialized equipment is outlined, and answers to both simple and complex questions related to
workplace and environmental laws and regulations will help keep you in compliance. Each of the 86
entires contains its own bibliographical references for further study. Recommended.
From the Preface: This Handbook was planned to be the most complete and comprehensive
resource in the field of chemical health and safety. It will be the single most useful text on issues related
to chemical safety...In addition to the traditional topics covered in a chemical safety text, the
Handbook includes industrial hygiene issues, radiation safety practices, safe laboratory and facility design
criteria, biosafety issues, ergonomics, and much more...
Target Audience: All professionals responsible for managing chemical health and safety.
Brief Table of Contents:
Safety Management and Policy
Radiological and Biological Safety