Handbook of Laboratory Health and Safety Measures

  • S. B. Pal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. A. E. Wright
    Pages 71-90
  3. C. H. Collins
    Pages 159-188
  4. R. G. Putney, N. W. Garvie
    Pages 281-313
  5. B. L. Diffey
    Pages 349-396
  6. A. L. McKenzie, Laser Hazards
    Pages 477-496
  7. W. E. Green, D. Donaldson
    Pages 527-547
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 549-567

About this book


During the past two decades, many books, governmental reports and regu­ lations on safety measures against chemieals, fire, microbiological and radioactive hazards in laboratories have been published from various coun­ tries. These topics have also been briefly discussed in books on laboratory planning and management. The application ofvarious scientific instruments based on different ionizing and non-ionizing radiations have brought new safety problems to the laboratory workers of today, irrespective of their scientific disciplines, be they medicine, natural or life sciences. However, no comprehensive laboratory handbook dealing with aIl these hazards, some of which are recently introduced, had so far been available in a single volume. Therefore, it was thought worthwhile to publish this Handbook on safety and health measures for laboratories, with contributions from several experts on these subjects. As this second edition of the Handbook, like the first edition, is a multiauthor volume, some duplication in conte nt among chapters is unavoidable in order to maintain the context of a chapter as weIl as make each chapter complete. An attempt has also been made to maintain the central theme, which is how to work in a laboratory with maximum possible environmental safety.


Laboratory Laboratory Medicine biology care chemistry cytogenetics genetics health care hospital hospitals laser magnetic resonance management medicine safety

Editors and affiliations

  • S. B. Pal
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Innere Medizin IUniversität UlmUlm (Donau)Federal Republic of Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4032-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-7897-4
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