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Chemical and laboratory safety

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is a comprehensive program legislated both federally and provincially for the safe management of hazardous chemicals. The key components of the system are standardizing the cautionary labeling of containers of 'controlled products,' the provision of material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and worker education and training programs. The Chemical and Laboratory Safety program provides information on WHMIS, training and other laboratory safety resources.

Laboratory safety at academic institutions

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board's Case Study Video Experimenting with Danger focuses on the Texas Tech University accident and laboratory deaths at University of California, Los Angeles, California and Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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