Abstract of Safety Guidelines

Editor: IAI Safety Committee
Fee: $56.00 US (US address)
$78.00 US (outside US)
Frequency: Updated as Required


Cover of Safety Guidelines bookThis publication has been significantly revised and the 2004 Edition is now for sale. It has been updated with new information since the original was first published in 1996.

A comprehensive manual with over 275 pages regarding safety concerns and precautions related to all aspects of forensic identification applications. (See Table of Contents)

This publication is the result of intense study and preparation by the IAI Safety Committee and it contains accurate and current information regarding proper approaches to occupational safety. The information in the first edition was reviewed and updated as necessary and new information was added.

The major sections offer information about field operations handling and packaging and storage of evidence, laboratory operations, photography, hazardous waste and terminal operations. Proper precautions which include mandated regulations is provided.

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International Association for Identification
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Safety Committee – Acknowledgements

Mission Statement

Opening Comments

Hazard Communication (Right-to-Know)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


1.0 Field Operations

2.0 Handling, Packaging and Storage of Evidence

3.0 Laboratory Operations

4.0 Photography

5.0 Terminal Operations

6.0 Hazardous Waste