Lesson Code: PSY-1260. This e-Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an overview of the different categories of chemical waste typically produced in a laboratory and the procedures for storing this waste in a safe manner..

  • Category: Health and Safety - Laboratory


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Name the two major categories of waste in a laboratory
  • List examples of solid chemical waste
  • Describe how chemical solvent waste is stored
  • Explain what types of chemicals are incompatible and require segregation
  • Explain the storage guidelines of waste in the laboratory and on-site

KEYWORDS: Chemical Waste, Chlorinated Waste, Domestic Waste, Non-Chlorinated Waste, On-Site Waste, Solid Waste, Solvent Waste