EHS Quick Tip - OSHA's Lab and Chemical Safety
Why - to provide lab employees with safe work procedures and a safe work environment in labs.
Who - Employees working in a lab as defined by: "A workplace where relatively small quantities of hazardous chemicals are used on a non-production basis"
How - Comply by:
having a chemical hygiene plan
training employees on the plan
provide industrial hygiene monitoring if chemicals pose a health hazard
label all lab equipment containing chemicals