Safety Links

What to do if a student is injured:

University Safety Manual
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety Homepage
Safety Information for New Faculty and Staff
     •  One page with great links including emergency safety through training and general resources.
Chemical Redistribution
     •  Faculty and staff can redistribute chemicals free of charge. The Chemical Redistribution Program reduces expenses and volumes of chemical waste generated.  Please see the “Chemical Redistribution” section of the EH&S Waste Disposal web page.  See the list of chemicals available.
Chemical Hygiene Training
     •  For the current Chemical Hygiene Training Schedule and online training opportunities.
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

Chemistry Safety Links

Hazzard Assesment in Research Laboratories – ACS – 2016
Biological Safety for Chemists Overview – 2014
Flame Resistant Laboratory Coat – Information
Fundamentals of Productive Safety Inspections in Academia – Executive Summary 2003
Journal of Chemical Health and Safety – ACS.  Elsevier. —
Latex Allergy Information, 98-113 – 
Lib Guide – Chemical Safety – Oakland Campus
Microflex® 93-260 Thinnest Chemical Resistant Synthetic Composite Disposable Glove — information page
Not Voodoo X — University of Rochester. National Science Foundation supported
Plastic Syringes
Risk Control in Research – 2014  
Safety Guidelines for CHEMICAL DEMONSTRATIONS – ACS Chem Edu Group – 2016 
Safety Letters C&EN — Chemical & Engineering News 
The Safety Net — Alexander J.M. Miller (UNC, Chapel Hill) & Ian A. Tonks (Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
The Safety Zone by C&EN —  Chemical & Engineering News 
U Minn Joint Safety Team 

Campus Safety


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