In this section you will find a variety of very important references that will be important to be familiar with as we move forward throughout the semester. Simply click on a link below to choose the reference of your choice.
One of the first things a scientist learns is that working in the laboratory can be an exciting experience. But the laboratory has the potential to be quite dangerous if proper safety procedure are not followed ata ll times. To prepare your self for a safe year in the laboratory, read over the following safety guidelines. Make sure you understand each element, and if there is one that you don't understand, please see me.
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada's national hazard communication standard. The key elements of the system are cautionary labelling of containers of WHMIS "controlled products", the provision of material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and worker education and training programs