17 November 2010

Promoting Laboratory Safety in Developing Countries

With input from TWAS, the US National Academies of Science have produced guidelines and manuals to aid laboratory safety and security in developing countries.

Promoting Laboratory Safety in Developing CountriesThe US National Academies' Committee on Promoting Safe and Secure Chemical Management in Developing Countries has just published a report,  'Promoting Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security in Developing Countries'. which is available for purchase or free download here.

In addition, NAS has produced a set of educational materials for chemists in developing countries, including a toolkit with a guide for instructors. These materials are available to download for free here. TWAS Fellow Erik Thulstrup (Denmark) helped review this material, which will also be made available in Arabic, French and Indonesian.

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