1. Basic Laboratory Procedures

  1. John R. Dean

Published Online: 18 OCT 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118683422.ch01

Environmental Trace Analysis: Techniques and Applications

Environmental Trace Analysis: Techniques and Applications

How to Cite

Dean, J. R. (ed) (2013) Basic Laboratory Procedures, in Environmental Trace Analysis: Techniques and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118683422.ch01

Editor Information

  1. Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 OCT 2013
  2. Published Print: 29 NOV 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119962700

Online ISBN: 9781118683422

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Keywords:

  • environmental analyses;
  • health requirements;
  • laboratory procedures;
  • risk assessments;
  • safety requirements;
  • sample handling

Summary

This chapter provides invaluable information on the processes and procedures to be developed and understood, prior to undertaking any environmental analyses. It introduces the reader to the importance of good laboratory practice, health and safety requirements and specifically risk assessments, as well as gives some introductory comments on the sample handling basics associated with solids, liquids and gases.