Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety

Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety

eBook - 2010
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Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety, Fourth Edition
Terry Jo Gile, MT (ASCP), MA Ed, Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)

Terry Jo Gile (the Safety Lady) and Dan Scungio have completely updated this trusted lab safety training and compliance resource for 2014.

The Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety, Fourth Edition, consolidates regulations from all relevant agencies, including OSHA, The Joint Commission, CAP, CLSI, DOT, and state health departments.
This proven guide offers customizable policies, procedures, and checklists to develop and update a compliance program and avoid costly fines.

The Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety will help you:
  • Create and update your policies and procedures with fully customizable templates
  • Build a culture of safety with checklists and tools related to topics including waste management, specimen transportation, chemical hygiene, and ergonomics in the lab setting
  • Keep up to date with regulations from OSHA, The Joint Commission, CAP, CLSI, DOT, and state regulators
  • Employ best practices to avoid worker injury and costly citations
What’s New?
  • This edition is updated with all relevant regulations, including the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) guidelines for fire safety and the revised International Air Transportation Association (IATA) requirements
  • New case studies are featured in each chapter
  • The book includes the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) recommendations for laboratory design, which Dan Scungio helped develop
  • This edition includes newly developed safe work practices
  • The book includes a new chapter on chemical management that incorporates OSHA’s revised hazardous chemical labeling standard

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Law and Science of Laboratory Safety
Chapter 2: Managing Laboratory Safety
Chapter 3: Safe Work Practices
Chapter 4: Personal Protective Equipment
Chapter 5: Safety in Laboratory Design
Chapter 6: Ergonomics
Chapter 7: Hazard Communication
Chapter 8: Chemical Hygiene
Chapter 9: Bloodborne Pathogens and Infectious Disease
Chapter 10: Radiation Safety
Chapter 11: Fire Safety
Chapter 12: Electrical Safety
Chapter 13: Safe Use of Compressed Gases
Chapter 14: Special Safety Requirements for Anatomic Pathology Laboratories
Chapter 15: Safe Transport of Specimens
Chapter 16: Waste Management
Chapter 17: Training
Appendix 1: Model Laboratory Safety Manual
Appendix 2: Checklist for Annual Safety Audit
Appendix 3: Glossary

Publisher: Danvers, MA : HCPro, Ă2010
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781615690176
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 397 pages) : illustrations


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