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Chemical Wastes

Laboratory – Avoid tissue injuries

Tissue injury from contact with chemicals is preventable. Use of appropriate engineering and procedural controls and using personal protective equipment (“PPE”) properly is essential. Here are some ideas to help you prevent injuries.

Laboratory – Storage of chemicals

Storage of many different chemicals in a laboratory setting is done following a few simple rules: * Store by chemical compatibility * Use secondary containment

Laboratory – Fire prevention

The lab technician was cleaning metal parts with Hexane. The parts were placed in a beaker of Hexane which was on a hot plate.