Chemical Hygiene Plan

DRI Chemical Hygiene Program

Chemical Hygiene Plan
Appendix A - Particularly Hazardous Substances
Appendix B - Particularly Hazardous Substance Use Approval Form
Appendix C - Lab Safety Inspection Checklist
Appendix D - Lab Specific Training Documentation Form
Appendix E - Generic Storage and Handling Guidelines, by chemical class
Appendix F - Physical Hazards in the Laboratory

Chemical-Specific Guidelines

See the Lab Safety Information page for more guidelines on specific chemicals.

Additional Resources are available on the EH&S Links page, including:

  • chemical fact sheets and safety summaries,
  • links to the Chemical Reactivity Worksheet program,
  • periodic table of elements videos,
  • the ToxFAQs Index, and
  • more information on cryogenic liquids, gases, and pyrophoric organolithium reagents.

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