Matheson Account number

What is my research group Matheson Account number? Your Matheson Account number for PantherExpress order Internal Notes field is available online: Department of Chemistry Gas Cylinders Policy CSC Account Listing Faculty Name Account # Phone # Shigeru Amemiya U5000 412-624-1217 Sanford Asher U5001 412-624-8570 Kay Brummond U5002 412-624-1955 Jennifer Laaser U5003 412-383-0125 Raul Hernandez Sanchez U5004 412-648-4218 U500...
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Health & Safety Offers Online Training

Online Training – University of Pittsburgh Department of Environmental Health and Safety (Pitt EH&S)      •  Chemical Hygiene Training      •  Compressed Gas Safety      •  Hazard Communication Training      •  Nitric Acid Safety training      •  Safety Training for the Department of Chemistry
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Biosafety for Chemists FAQs

Biosafety for Chemists Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Biological Safety for Chemists Overview --  https://pre2.intranet.chem.pitt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Biosafety-for-Chemists-FAQs-Final-1.pdf Biological Waste Handling and Disinfection When should I use bleach, ethanol and/or UV light to decontaminate my biosafety cabinet? Bleach (or another EPA registered disinfectant) is required to be used following work with BSL-2 agents; spill or splashes of BSL-2 agents should also be cleane...
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Testing Chemicals for Hazardous Peroxides

Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) recommends that all peroxide-forming chemicals should be tested every six months for peroxide content or discarded and replaced.   Since the Department of Chemistry instituted this testing program in 2008, we have had no reported accidents involving peroxide-contaminated chemicals.  Thank you for your continuing cooperation.  Further information from EH&S: http://www.ehs.pitt.edu/assets/docs/peroxide-forming.pdf. Please contact the Department of ...
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Chemical Fume Hoods

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is Responsible for the annual re-certification of chemical fume hoods. 422 fume hoods in Chevron Science Center and Eberly Hall. A 50% halfway open fume hood is 10 - 12" (28 cm.) vertically. 1 year of all unused hood sashes open 50% would cost the University just over $250,000 in wasted energy.  e left open approximately 50% for one full year?” Air Supply: Chevron Science Center has two air handling units, Each supplies 140,...
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Safety Guidelines for Chemical Demonstrations

ACS Division of Chemical Education Demo Guidelines - http://www.divched.org/content/safety-guidelines-chemical-demonstrations Chemical Demonstrations Those planning chemical demonstrations have a responsibility to follow and document safe laboratory practices. Only persons who have appropriate education and experience in chemistry and chemical safety should perform chemical demonstrations. Thus these are for use only by experienced chemical practitioners. Before the Demonstration Alwa...
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