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      of the Research Laboratory Safety
Poisonous Gases
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Carcinogens, Reproductive Toxins or Highly Toxic Chemicals
Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals In Laboratories (29 CFR 1910.1450)
Limits to Exposure to Toxic & Hazardous Substances
Other Standards & Guidelines
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory
U of M Safety Procedures
Laboratory Audit Checklist
Selected SOPs
SOP Template
Workers Compensation Accident/Injury Reporting Policy & Forms
Duties of a Departmental Research Safety Officer
Environmental Health & Safety Office  Phone Numbers
Accident Investigation Worksheet
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Fact Sheet
Audit Report Template


  1. Research or Experiment-Specific SOP-Template

  2. Guide to writing Biosafety-related SOP

  3. Example SOP

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