Phosphorus-32: Safe Handling Techniques in Biochemical Laboratories

Synopsis
Deals with some of the specialised equipment and techniques needed for safe working with 32-P. The particular nature of the hazard is explained and the use of perspex shielding is illustrated, including free-standing screens to protect workers, and MacGregor blocks to shield Eppendorf tubes. The principles of safe working with this isotope are demonstrated by an experienced worker and the disposal of solid and liquid waste generated by these activities is illustrated.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 15 min.
Year of production
1988
Availability
Sale; 1995 sale: £70.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Health & safety
Keywords
laboratory safety; phosphorous; radioactivity; safety measures

Distributor

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 320 times.