Laboratory Safety for Chemistry Students

Author: Prof. Robert H. Hill, Jr.,David C. Finster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119243386

Category: Science

Page: 576

View: 8355

Provides knowledge and models of good practice needed by students to work safely in the laboratory as they progress through four years of undergraduate laboratory work Aligns with the revised safety instruction requirements from the ACS Committee on Professional Training 2015 “Guidelines and Evaluation Procedures for Bachelor’s Degree Programs” Provides a systematic approach to incorporating safety and health into the chemistry curriculum Topics are divided into layers of progressively more advanced and appropriate safety issues so that some topics are covered 2-3 times, at increasing levels of depth Develops a strong safety ethic by continuous reinforcement of safety; to recognize, assess, and manage laboratory hazards; and to plan for response to laboratory emergencies Covers a thorough exposure to chemical health and safety so that students will have the proper education and training when they enter the workforce or graduate school

Improving Safety in the Chemical Laboratory

A Practical Guide

Author: Jay A. Young

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 6270

The work of accident prevention in the lab begins with foresight. Discerning "close calls"--near accidents--early enough prevents them from turning into full-fledged mishaps, mishaps that cost time and money, and which could result in injury. Improving Safety in the Chemical Laboratory is an accident prevention handbook for the professional in the lab that shows how to detect and eliminate the causes of dangerous mishaps--and virtually "hazard proof" any lab environment. In unequivocally clear and practical terms, Improving Safety in the Chemical Laboratory, Second Edition offers detailed procedures--from precautionary labeling to simulated drills, safety inspections,and the preparation of a chemical hygiene plan--for the development of a safety-enhanced workplace. Reflecting, in part, the upgraded procedures now mandated by the OSHA Laboratory Standard in the USA, as well as the WHMIS regulations in Canada and the COSHH regulations in the United Kingdom, this newest edition offers unparalleled and up-to-date guidance on the fine points of hazard control, with new added material on managing and handling especially hazardous substances and personal protective equipment: * The 95 percent solution: the list of causes of laboratory accidents * Hazard categories: unsafe acts; unsafe conditions * Selecting and maintaining personal protective conditions * Accident handling * Classes of fuels and fires * Preventing and extinguishing fires * Toxic effects of chemicals * Recognition of and treatment for exposure * Chemical specific safety protocol * Storage of lab chemicals * Safe disposal of hazardous waste * Personal protective equipment in the laboratory * Improving hood performance * Designing safety into new or renovated laboratories A comprehensive, one-volume safety seminar, Improving Safety in the Chemical Laboratory will provide indispensable guidance to lab supervisors and workers, teachers and students, and anyone involved in the investigation of chemical accidents and injury. In clear language that quickly details the full range of hidden--and avoidable--laboratory hazards, Improving Safety in the Chemical Laboratory, Second Edition offers the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-implement lab safety regimen yet available.

Research Laboratory Safety

Author: Daniel Reid Kuespert

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110444437

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 298

View: 5696

Research Laboratory Safety explains the most important prerequisite when working in a laboratory: Knowing the potential hazards of equipment and the chemical materials to be employed. Students learn how to assess and control risks in a research laboratory and to identify a possible danger. An approach on the hazard classes such as physical, chemical, biological and radiation hazards is given and exercises to each class prepare for exams.

The Organic Chem Lab Survival Manual

A Student's Guide to Techniques

Author: James W. Zubrick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118875788

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 8588

Written for the laboratory that accompanies the sophomore/junior level courses in Organic Chemistry, Zubrick provides students with a valuable guide to the basic techniques of the Organic Chemistry lab. The book will help students understand and practice good lab safety. It will also help students become familiar with basic instrumentation, techniques and apparatus and help them master the latest techniques such as interpretation of infrared spectroscopy. The guide is mostly macroscale in its orientation.

Rocket Boys - Roman einer Jugend

Author: Homer Hickam

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 395967726X

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 887

Für die einen ist Sputnik nur ein heller Fleck am Himmel. Doch Sonny bedeutet er die Welt. In der tristen Bergarbeiterstadt Coalwood gibt es für ihn nur zwei Möglichkeiten: Entweder er erhält ein Football-Stipendium am College oder er fristet sein Dasein in der Kohlemine seines Vaters. Doch Sonny hat eine Mission: Er will eine Rakete bauen. Gemeinsam mit seinen Freunden wagt er es, seine Zukunft in neue Bahnen zu lenken. Gegen die Angst. Gegen den Willen seines unnahbaren Vaters. Und für die Hoffnungen einer ganzen Stadt. "Wundervoll" The Times "Durch und durch charmant" New York Times "Der Text ist voller Witz, voller Selbstironie, immer erfüllt von Lebensfreude und liebendem Ernst." Die Welt "Homer Hickam erzählt in diesem fantasievollen Roman seine eigene Entwicklung vom Buben zum Nasa-Ingenieur. Es ist der klassische US-Traum - allerdings amüsant, originell und anschaulich aufgeschrieben." Münchner Merkur

Prudent Practices in the Laboratory

Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards, Updated Version

Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Committee on Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: An Update

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309211581

Category: Science

Page: 360

View: 1761

Prudent Practices in the Laboratory--the book that has served for decades as the standard for chemical laboratory safety practice--now features updates and new topics. This revised edition has an expanded chapter on chemical management and delves into new areas, such as nanotechnology, laboratory security, and emergency planning. Developed by experts from academia and industry, with specialties in such areas as chemical sciences, pollution prevention, and laboratory safety, Prudent Practices in the Laboratory provides guidance on planning procedures for the handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals. The book offers prudent practices designed to promote safety and includes practical information on assessing hazards, managing chemicals, disposing of wastes, and more. Prudent Practices in the Laboratory will continue to serve as the leading source of chemical safety guidelines for people working with laboratory chemicals: research chemists, technicians, safety officers, educators, and students.

Laboratory Manual for Introductory Chemistry

Concepts and Critical Thinking

Author: Charles H. Corwin

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134720142

Category:

Page: 352

View: 6884

For lab courses in introductory, preparatory, and basic chemistry. Prepare introductory chemistry students for laboratory and provide a safe experience Emphasizing environmental considerations, Corwin's acclaimed Laboratory Manual for Introductory Chemistry offers a proven format of a pre-laboratory assignment, a stepwise procedure, and a post-laboratory assignment. More than 500,000 students to date in Introductory Chemistry, Preparatory Chemistry, and Allied Health Chemistry have used these experiments successfully. The 7th Edition continues to evolve with increased sensitivity to environmental and safety concerns in the laboratory. Recycle icons in the margin of each procedure alert students to recycle chemical waste and "green chemical" indicators remind students to use the appropriate waste containers provided to dispose of chemicals. Corwin's lab manual can be packaged with any Pearson Intro Prep Chemistry book.

Chemistry Education

Best Practices, Opportunities and Trends

Author: Javier GarcÃa-MartÃnez,Elena Serrano-Torregrosa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527336052

Category: Science

Page: 792

View: 6391

This comprehensive collection of top-level contributions provides a thorough review of the vibrant field of chemistry education. Highly-experienced chemistry professors and chemistry education experts at universities all over the world cover the latest developments in chemistry learning and teaching, as well as the pivotal role of chemistry for shaping the future world. Adopting a practice-oriented approach, they offer a critical view of the current challenges and opportunities of chemistry education, highlighting the pitfalls that can occur, sometimes unconsciously, in teaching chemistry and how to circumvent them. The main topics discussed include the role of technology, best practices, science visualization, and project-based education. Hands-on tips on how to optimally implement novel methods of teaching chemistry at university and high-school level make this is a useful resource for professors with no formal training in didactics as well as for secondary school teachers.

CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, 5th Edition

Author: Norman V. Steere

Publisher: CRC

ISBN: 9780849303524

Category: Science

Page: 864

View: 2899

General; Protective equipment; Ventilation; Fire hazards; Chemical reactions; Toxic hazards; Radiation hazards; Electrical and mechanical hazards; Water supply; Biological hazards; Laboratory design and equipment; Tables of chemical hazard information.

Understanding the Principles of Organic Chemistry: A Laboratory Course

Author: Steven Pedersen,Arlyn Myers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495829935

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 2592

Class-tested by thousands of students and using simple equipment and green chemistry ideas, UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A LABORATORY COURSE includes 36 experiments that introduce traditional, as well as recently developed synthetic methods. Offering up-to-date and novel experiments not found in other lab manuals, this innovative book focuses on safety, gives students practice in the basic techniques used in the organic lab, and includes microscale experiments, many drawn from the recent literature. An Online Instructor’s Manual available on the book’s instructor’s companion website includes helpful information, including instructors’ notes, pre-lab meeting notes, experiment completion times, answers to end-of-experiment questions, video clips of techniques, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments

All Lab, No Lecture

Author: Robert Bruce Thompson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449331424

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 2100

For students, DIY hobbyists, and science buffs, who can no longer get real chemistry sets, this one-of-a-kind guide explains how to set up and use a home chemistry lab, with step-by-step instructions for conducting experiments in basic chemistry -- not just to make pretty colors and stinky smells, but to learn how to do real lab work: Purify alcohol by distillation Produce hydrogen and oxygen gas by electrolysis Smelt metallic copper from copper ore you make yourself Analyze the makeup of seawater, bone, and other common substances Synthesize oil of wintergreen from aspirin and rayon fiber from paper Perform forensics tests for fingerprints, blood, drugs, and poisons and much more From the 1930s through the 1970s, chemistry sets were among the most popular Christmas gifts, selling in the millions. But two decades ago, real chemistry sets began to disappear as manufacturers and retailers became concerned about liability. ,em>The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments steps up to the plate with lessons on how to equip your home chemistry lab, master laboratory skills, and work safely in your lab. The bulk of this book consists of 17 hands-on chapters that include multiple laboratory sessions on the following topics: Separating Mixtures Solubility and Solutions Colligative Properties of Solutions Introduction to Chemical Reactions & Stoichiometry Reduction-Oxidation (Redox) Reactions Acid-Base Chemistry Chemical Kinetics Chemical Equilibrium and Le Chatelier's Principle Gas Chemistry Thermochemistry and Calorimetry Electrochemistry Photochemistry Colloids and Suspensions Qualitative Analysis Quantitative Analysis Synthesis of Useful Compounds Forensic Chemistry With plenty of full-color illustrations and photos, Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments offers introductory level sessions suitable for a middle school or first-year high school chemistry laboratory course, and more advanced sessions suitable for students who intend to take the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry exam. A student who completes all of the laboratories in this book will have done the equivalent of two full years of high school chemistry lab work or a first-year college general chemistry laboratory course. This hands-on introduction to real chemistry -- using real equipment, real chemicals, and real quantitative experiments -- is ideal for the many thousands of young people and adults who want to experience the magic of chemistry.

Safety Scale Laboratory Experiments

Author: Spencer L. Seager,Michael R. Slabaugh,Maren S. Hansen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305968557

Category: Science

Page: 50

View: 7300

This proven lab manual offers a unique blend of laboratory skills and exercises that effectively illustrate concepts from the main text, CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY: GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 8th and 9th Editions. The book's 15 general chemistry and 20 organic/biochemistry safety-scale laboratory experiments use small quantities of chemicals and emphasize safety and proper disposal of materials. 'Safety-scale' is the authors' own term for describing the amount of chemicals each lab experiment requires -- less than macroscale quantities, which are expensive and hazardous, and more than microscale quantities, which are difficult to work with and require special equipment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The student's lab companion

laboratory techniques for organic chemistry : standard scale and microscale

Author: John W. Lehman

Publisher: Pearson College Div

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 388

View: 2389

This comprehensive lab companion provides a thorough introduction to all of the significant operations used in the organic lab, for both traditional-scale and microscale applications. It includes enough theory to help students understand how and why an operation works, but emphasizes the practical aspects of an operation to help them perform the operation successfully in the lab. lab.Makes substantive revisions of many operations to clarify existing material and add new information. Emphasizes environmentally friendly (i.e. green ) lab experiments. Adds a new section on Chemistry and the Environment.A useful guide for chemists and other professionals who do laboratory work in the scientific fields.

SCIENCE LABORATORY SYMBOLS

Author: Abulude, Francis Olawale

Publisher: SCIENCE AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, NIGERIA

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 40

View: 7892

In our everyday, we use chemicals for a variety of our jobs. This includes work at office work and also household work as well. Even when it comes to bathroom cleaning or polishing our kitchen tiles we are using chemicals. This is the reason that one realizes that as we come in contact with chemicals so often, we need to safely use chemicals. Also one set of chemicals need to be put to use for a particular task only and we should never take the liberty of using it for other purposes.

Enhancing Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratories

Pre-laboratory and Post-laboratory Exercises

Author: John Carnduff,Norman Reid

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 9780854043781

Category: Chemistry

Page: 32

View: 2838

This books surveys existing materials for pre-laboratory and post-laboratory exercises in the chemical sciences.

Understanding the Principles of Organic Chemistry: A Laboratory Course, Reprint

Author: Steven F. Pedersen,Arlyn M. Myers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133173101

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 1011

Class-tested by thousands of students and using simple equipment and green chemistry ideas, UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A LABORATORY COURSE includes 36 experiments that introduce traditional, as well as recently developed synthetic methods. Offering up-to-date and novel experiments not found in other lab manuals, this innovative book focuses on safety, gives students practice in the basic techniques used in the organic lab, and includes microscale experiments, many drawn from the recent literature. An Online Instructor's Manual available on the book's instructor's companion website includes helpful information, including instructors' notes, pre-lab meeting notes, experiment completion times, answers to end-of-experiment questions, video clips of techniques, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.