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Soldering Safety Reference Sheet

What are the hazards?

Soldering is widely used in research and industrial settings for fabricating electronic components. The process inherently poses hazards so it is essential that best health and safety practices be implemented.

This fact sheet regarding safe soldering practices addresses the following:

  • Overview of soldering hazards
  • General safe work practices
  • Solder cleanup and waste procedures

For further assistance, or if any questions arise, please reach out the EH&S Occupational Health and Safety program at healthandsafety@stanford.edu

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