The "Laboratory Hazards" poster is to provide uWaterloo Police and Waterloo Fire Rescue quick and easily understood information about the various chemical and physical hazards in you laboratory.
The Chemical Hazard poster is to be located adjacent to the doors of all laboratories containing the following items:
|Flammable liquids||More than 10 L||Acetone, ethanol|
|Flammable Solids||Any||Nitrocelulose membranes|
|Water reactive||Any||Sodium metal|
|Oxidizing||Any More than 10L||Hydrogen Peroxide|
|Organic Peroxides||More than 250 ml||
|Poisonous||More than 10L||Sodium Cyanide|
|Corrosive||More than 10L||Hydrochloric acid
Material in the size range of the size range from approximately 1 nm to 100 nm.
Compressed Gas(piped in natural gas or nitrogen is not included)
|Non-Flammable and non - Toxic||Any more than 1 large cylinder||Helium|
|Biohazard||Use of Human Blood or body fluids||Permit issued by BioSafety Safety Committee|
|Magnetic Fields||1 Telsa||NMR|
|High Voltage||More than 750 Volts||30 amps or more|
|Cryogenic Liquids||10 L||Liquid Nitrogen|
The poster is an Interactive PDF located at:
If you have any questions please contact the Safety Office at ext. 33587.