The Chemical Management Handbook was developed by Science ASSIST in recognition of a need for guidance on the safe handling, storage and waste disposal of chemicals in schools.
Lab safety/guidelines: Is there any legislation that states that you need to have a first aid kit available in each Science Lab, that chemical store rooms need to be ventilated and that food (even
Chemical storage of glacial acetic acid: Glacial acetic acid is classed as both corrosive and flammable (Dangerous Goods classes 8 and 3). Where should it be stored?
Definition of "locked up" on MSDS: I am in the process of rearranging our chemical storage area.
Chemical Store: In my chemical store I have my hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals separate. Do we need to separate these or can they all go together ensuring there are no incompatibilities.
Chemical storage: I am after some information regarding safe storage of chemicals in schools. We have one small prep room with all of the chemical cabinets in said prep room.
Ventilation in corrosives cupboard: Are there any regulations regarding ventilation in corrosives and flammables cupboards—we are getting a new building and the architects are asking me for the reg
Ammonium thiocyanate: Ammonium thiocyanate is becoming a liquid too fast. I kept it away from the light, but still had no results, and have also bought new jar recently.
chemical storage bottles: Hi, are there any rules about the types of bottles to store chemicals in, in the chemical store room. ie must they have screw lids only or stoppers only.
Storage of Sodium & Phosphorus: I have been told that the best way to store sodium is: in glass, under kerosene and in a sand bath.