Chemical Laboratory Safety (Chemical Hygiene)
The ISU Chemical Hygiene Plan and Appendices detail University requirements for the safe use and storage of chemicals in ISU laboratories.
Chemical Hygiene involves the proper chemical storage, safety equipment, work practices, procedures, and personal protective equipment for the safe use of chemicals in laboratories. All university laboratory work, must comply with the requirements of the ISU Chemical Hygiene Plan as required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1450.
- For assistance, contact the EHS Chemical Hygiene Officer at 282-3669.
Chemical Hygiene Plan Appendices:
ISU CHP Compliance Guide for PIs and Academic Laboratory Managers
Chemical Resistance Guide (for glove selection) - Ansell, 8th Edition https://ehs.unc.edu/files/2015/09/Ansell_8thEditionChemicalResistanceGuide.pdf
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory (National Resource Council-2011)
Chemical Hygiene & Laboratory Hazard Communication Training