This book is a concise guide to medical laboratory safety in hospitals.
Divided into five sections, it covers biosafety and biosecurity, chemical hazards, radioactive materials hazards, healthcare-associated infections and biocides, and waste management. The manual describes methods to prevent accidents, as well as measures that should be taken if they do occur.
Safety measures suggested by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Centres for Disease Control (CDC) are also included. Manual of Laboratory Safety is an invaluable, up to date reference guide for laboratory owners and technicians and includes images, illustrations and tables, to enhance learning. Key pointsConcise guide to medical laboratory safety in hospitalsCovers all hazards including chemical and radioactive hazards, infections and waste managementIncludes safety measures suggested by the WHO and CDCFeatures images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning