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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jan 24, 2017
Safety and Health Topics: Laboratory Safety

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/laboratories/index.html

This OSHA page provides extensive information pertaining to laboratories addressing OSHA standards, culture of safety, enforcement, hazard recognition and solutions and more.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
Enviro-Health Links: Laboratory Safety

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/labsafety.html

National Library of Medicine resources related to laboratory safety.

Source: NLM

Aug 01, 2014
Preventing Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/2274.pdf

This booklet provides an overview of the Oregon OSHA standard on exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 01, 2012
Work-Related Asthma among Laboratory Animal Workers

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/occupational-health/sensor-lung-disease-bulletins/jan2011.pdf

TThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has estimated that 33% of animal handlers develop allergy symptoms.

Source: MASS Dept. Public Health

Jan 24, 2010
AIHA Laboratory Safety Technical Topics

http://www.aiha.org/get-involved/VolunteerGroups/LabHSCommittee/Pages/Technical-Topics---Laboratory-Safety-Training-Program-Content-Examples.aspx

In addition to technical links relating to Laboratory Safety, we provide a description of laboratory safety incidents which may be used as"lessons learned."

Source: AIHA

Sep 01, 2008
Laboratory Health and Safety Handbook

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/books-guides/laboratory-health-and-safety-handbook?lang=en

This handbook is a guide to health and safety for laboratory workers and employers.

Source: WorkSafe BC