Chemistry Department Appendix to Chemical Hygiene Plan

  1. Every employee shall follow the current safety rules for the A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry
  2. Every employee shall be provided with the most current edition of the American Chemical Society publications 1,2, "Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories," Volumes 1 and 2. Guidance for specific chemicals and operations is provided in these publications. It is the employee's responsibility to become familiar with information relevant to their lab operations in these publications.
  3.  Every employee shall receive training as required in the most current edition of the University Chemical Hygiene Plan.

For faculty and staff, the training procedure is outlined under the "Safety Checksheet" icon on the Chemical Hygiene Training webCT site. For students, the training procedure is outlined under the entry icon for "Research Students" or "Stockroom Assistants."

1 American Chemical Society Joint Board-Council Committee on Chemical Safety. Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories: Accident Prevention for College and University Students , 7th ed.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2003.

2 American Chemical Society Joint Board-Council Committee on Chemical Safety. Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories: Accident Prevention for Faculty and Administrators , 7th ed.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2003.

revised 12/12/2016


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