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Featured Books

Health and Safety Essentials : Laboratory Best Practices - Royal Society Of Chemistry

Cell Culture Medium Preparation

Aseptic Technique - BioRadLifeScience

Safety Care - Safety Hub WHS Videos

TasTAFE students and staff can watch WHS videos online via the library's subscription to Safety Care - Safety Hub

Click here and enter your TasTAFE network login.

Useful videos in the Hazardous Substances section include:

  • Chemical safety (15 mins)
  • GHS - An introduction (13 mins)
  • The Hazchem Code (14 mins)

Useful videos in the First Aid & Welfare section include:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens - Managing the Risk

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Standards Australia

TasTAFE students and staff can login to Standards Australia. Some examples of useful standards include:

AS/NZS 2243.3 Safety in laboratories - Microbiological safety and containment

AS/NZS 2243.6   Safety in laboratories - Plant and equipment aspects

AS/NZS 2243.8 Safety in laboratories - Fume cupboards

AS/NZS 2243.9 Safety in laboratories - Recirculating fume cupboards

AS/NZS 2243.9 Safety in laboratories – Storage of chemicals

Journal Articles

TasTAFE students and staff can login to browse journal articles via the library's subscription to the following databases: 

General OneFile

Academic OneFile 

and these Special collections:

General Science 

Health Reference Center Academic

Modern Instrumental Techniques - Royal Society Of Chemistry

The New Periodic Table Song - AsapSCIENCE