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Use of liquid nitrogen at Linköping University and the Region Östergötland


Different operations, for example within healthcare, analyses, research and education, within both the university and Region Östergötland use liquid nitrogen for the storage of samples and sensitive biological materials or for cooling of equipment and processes.

Responsibilities and organization

Working with liquid nitrogen should only be carried out by someone who has sufficient knowledge of the hazardous properties of the nitrogen gas and the risks associated and how these risks can be avoided. The employer shall ensure that employees who handle liquid nitrogen know the instructions and rules that apply for handling nitrogen. 


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Last updated: 2015-07-01