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USM Safety Guidelines  Safety rules and guidelines for USM laboratories
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory A comprehensive lab safety guide that includes the OSHA Lab Standard 29 CFR 1910.1450 
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL)  The code of practice before biosafety established by the CDC addressing the safe handling & containment of infectious microorganisms & hazardous biological materials
Radiation Safety Manual Manual of radiation safety procedures consistent with state and federal regulations
Radiation Users Guidelines An easy to read & follow guideline for all researchers
Glove Selection Guideline Aids in finding the most suitable glove for your experiment (see pg. 28)

Lab Management Plan Template

An updated easier to complete LMP template
Lab Management Plan Instructions  Instructions for the updated LMP template
Laboratory Close Out Procedure Instructions Instructions for Laboratory Close outs
Laboratory Close Out Procedure Form  Close out Procedure Forms
Blank Safety Inspection Document Document used for EHS safety inspections. Good for safety self-audit 
Emptied Chemical Container Form Form for retaining barcodes for deletion from Chem Tracker database
Lab Safety Reference Guide OSHA document intended for supervisors, principal investigators and managers who have the primary responsibility for maintaining laboratories under their supervision as safe, healthy places to work and for ensuring that applicable health, safety and environmental regulations are followed.

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