Occupational health and safety in the care and use of research animals
|Record number:||83f39 (legacy id: 15176)|
|Category:||Design - Miscellaneous (3R Guide) - Procedures|
This handbook, a companion to the Guide For the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, identifies principles for building a program and discusses the accountability of institutional leaders, managers, and employees for a program's success. It provides a detailed description of risks - physical and chemical hazards, allergens and zoonoses, and hazards from experiments - designed to serve as a continuing reference for the laboratory. The book offers specific recommendations for controlling risk through administrative procedures, facility design, engineering controls, and periodic evaluations. The volume focuses on the worker, with detailed discussions of work practices, the use of personal protective gear, and the development of an emergency response plan.
The handbook can be purchased or downloaded from the National Academies Press, or downloaded from AAALAC as a pdf file.
1997, 168 pages. Produced by the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (ILAR), National Research Council, USA and published by the National Academies Press.
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