Preventing Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

The standard emphasizes the use of prudent work practices and effective personal protection appropriate to the unique nature of the lab. This performance-oriented rule is intended to provide employers with the flexibility to implement safe work practices and procedures specific to their workplace while reducing worker injuries and illnesses.Contents: – Background – Scope of the…

Unidades asistenciales hospitalarias. Criterios de instalaciones

Si está interesado en adquirir este libro póngase en contacto con info@hospitecnia.com Este manual es un paso más en la concreción y detalle del anterior manual publicado: “EL PROCESO CONSTRUCTIVO EN LOS CENTROS SANITARIOS” Entra en la descripción de los locales de tipo asistencial llamados así por tener un trato más directo con el paciente. Las…

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) quickly became the cornerstone of biosafety practice and policy in the United States upon first publication in 1984. Historically, the information in this publication has been advisory is nature even though legislation and regulation, in some circumstances, have overtaken it and made compliance with the guidance provided mandatory.…

Primary Containment for Biohazards: Selection, Installation and Use of Biological Safety Cabinets

This document presents information on the design, selection, function and use of Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs), which are the primary means of containment developed for working safely with infectious microorganisms. Brief descriptions of the facility and engineering concepts for the conduct of microbiological research are also provided. BSCs are only one part of an overall…

Chilled beams in laboratories: key strategies to ensure effective design, construction and operation

This guide is one in a series created by the Laboratories for the 21st Century (Labs21) program, a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Geared towards architects, engineers, and facilities managers, these guides provide information about technologies and practices to use in designing, constructing, and operating safe,…