Safety Matters (2011-2012)
The University Safety Office has posted information relating to environmental health, safety including Government Ordinances and Regulations on their website,
and all researchers are encouraged to consult and refer to these materials for reference.
University Safety Office Website: http://hku.hk/safety/
Safety Office Safety Manual: http://hku.hk/safety/manual.html
Biological Safety http://www.hku.hk/safety/pdf/BSPG.pdf
Chemical Safety: http://www.hku.hk/safety/pdf/CSL.pdf
Chemical Waste Disposal: http://www.hku.hk/safety/pdf/CHWD.pdf
Laser Safety: http://www.hku.hk/safety/pdf/LCOP.pdf
Radiation Safety: http://www.hku.hk/safety/pdf/RSafety.pdf
The University has acquired a Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) database as an electronic resource, lodged in the library. It is available for searching on-line.
HKU Library Material Safety Data Sheets: http://library.hku.hk/record=b2226270
All chemical suppliers are required by law to provide MSDS for all the chemicals they sell.
Thus the websites of chemical suppliers are also sources of MSDS information. A few are listed below.
While all the links below are active at the time of the preparation of this handbook,
note that some site addresses/links and details could be changed or updated or deactivated over time.
Acros Organics: http://www.acros.be/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__41/DesktopDefault.aspx
Alfa Aesar: http://www.alfa.com/en/go160w.pgm#msds