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Personal Protective Equipment Selection Guide
This Personal Protective Equipment Selection Guide has been developed by Environmental Health and
Safety to assist the Stony Brook University researchers in selecting the most appropriate personal
CHEMICAL SPILL RESPONSE PROCEDURES
REMEMBER: DO FIRST AID FIRST, THEN ASSESS THE SPILL Is the Spill Major or Minor?
Minor Spill - Definition
Less than or equal to 1 gallon (or less than or equal to
50 cc/ml of a hazardous drug):
Chemical Storage Guide
Store chemicals in cabinets and on shelving provided for such storage. Avoid storing chemicals on
top of cabinets, and never store any material within 18 inches of the ceiling in sprinklered areas.
Avoid storing chemicals on bench t