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Home >> Faculties & Departments >> Microbiology >> CPOBLab
  • Bacterial Stress Response Group ››
  • Useful Lab Safety Links


    http://www.safety.ed.ac.uk/resources/index.shtm
     
    UK Health and safety site. Safety information on fire, radiation and biological hazards. Good links to other sources of information.
     
    http://europe.osha.eu.int/
     
    European Agency for Health and Safety at Work. Has an excellent A-Z index covering all the major hazard groups. Includes downloadable fact sheets.
     
    http://www.hsa.ie/safety/index.htm
     
    The Irish Health and Safety Authority. Includes general information on health and safety in the workplace with links to relevant publications (available for purchase).
     
    http://www.epa.ie/
     
    The Environmental Protection Agency (Ireland). Includes a web page on GMO regulations and licensing. Also includes a page on regulations pertaining to the use of solvents.
     
    http://www.who.int/health_topics/en/
     
    World Health Organisation Health Topics. A comprehensive A-Z index covering both work-related and general health hazards.

    http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/database.html
     
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (USA; a subsidiary site of the Centre for Disease Control). Access to a number of comprehensive chemical databases. Links to chemical data sheets and other general safety information.
     
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/ols-bsl/index.html
     
    Office of Laboratory security Canadian Health Authority. Contains comprehensive information on biohazards including pathogen classification. 

    http://www.ehs.cornell.edu/
     
    Environmental Health and Safety (hosted by Cornell University, USA). A very useful site with searchable databases. It has detailed information on most aspects of safety in the workplace, including fire, chemical, radiation, biological and occupational safety.
     
    http://www.msdssearch.com/DBLinksN.htm
     
    Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) databases. An excellent site with links to several very extensive databases. For specific in formation a particular chemical this is probably the best site to start at (no registration required).

    Bacterial Stress Response Group