School of Chemical Sciences


Safe methods of use

Class Specific Safe Methods of Use


  • Laboratory Laboratory personnel must consult Safety Data Sheets (SDS or MSDS) when they are using a chemical for the first time or they are uncertain about a chemical's properties.
  • Where Where there is a specific enquiry about a class of chemical, the appropriate Safe Method of Use should be consulted. The Safe Method of Use will provide more detail on mandatory requirements for and recommendations on incompatibilities, storage, and disposal for each class of chemical. In many cases a representative list of chemicals in each class are also supplied.
  • Laboratory Laboratory personnel must have access to and follow the General laboratory safe method of use.

NOTE: The word 'shall' denotes a mandatory requirement and 'should' denotes a recommendation.

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Safe methods of use for categories of chemicals


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Safe methods of use concerning spills


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Safe methods of use for protective measures and storage


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SMOU - Blast Sheilds
(541.8 kB, PDF)
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SMOU - Storage of Chemicals
(164.8 kB, PDF)
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Safe methods of use for laboratory management


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SMOU - Inventory
(96.3 kB, PDF)
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Safe Methods of Use for Highly Hazardous Compounds


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