This volume updates and combines two National Academy Press bestsellers-- Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratoriesand Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories--which have served for more than a decade as leading sources of chemical safety guidelines for the laboratory. Developed by experts from academia and industry, with specialties in such areas as chemical sciences, pollution prevention, and laboratory safety, Prudent Practices for Safety in Laboratoriesprovides step-by-step planning procedures for handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals. The volume explores the current culture of laboratory safety and provides an updated guide to federal regulations. Organized around a recommended workflow protocol for experiments, the book offers prudent practices designed to promote safety and it includes practical information on assessing hazards, managing chemicals, disposing of wastes, and more. Prudent Practices for Safety in Laboratoriesis essential reading for people working with laboratory chemicals: research chemists, technicians, safety officers, chemistry educators, and students.National Research Council Staff is the author of 'Prudent Practices in the Laboratory Handling and Disposal of Chemicals' with ISBN 9780309052290 and ISBN 0309052297.