Chemical Storage & Handling Guide

November 25th, 2011

Flammable storage refrigerators are used to safely store flammable chemicals

Flammable storage refrigerators are used to safely store flammable chemicals

Chemicals, if not handled and stored properly, can be disastrous.  They can cause fire, explosions, and even personal injury.  This guide from the LSU Health Science Center provides the necessary know how to implent a safe chemical storage and handling protocol. The guide is divided into 8 sections and covers personnel responsibilities, implementation, storage guidance, the use of a flammable storage refrigerator when appropriate, training, inspections, and pertinent definitions.  It also has a very useful appendix that lists incompatible chemicals, list of peroxide forming compounds and a discard list of chemicals at 3 and 6 months.

For further information visit www.is.lsuhsc.edu.


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    1 Comment to Chemical Storage & Handling Guide

    1. hazardous waste Long Beach on March 20th, 2012

      When handling chemicals, safety must always be taken into consideration in order to prevent mishandling that could lead to a major disaster. Toxic or hazardous chemicals must be stored securely and at the right amount of temperature to ensure that everyone would not get harmed.

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