Chemical safety is the practice of handling chemicals in a safe manner, minimizing the hazard to public and personal health.
- General Safety Considerations for the Uninitiated
- New to this game? Depending on where you work/study, you may end up with a boss who throws you in the deep end and hopes for the best, or someone who likes to micro-manage every aspect of your lab work, or perhaps someone who falls in between. The safety requirements and policies in each institution will differ but regardless of where you are, it is always good practice to follow these guidelines (at a minimum).