Gowning Around

Gowning Around

Biosafety level-rated research labs are becoming more prevalent in a world focused on genetic and cancerresearch, pharma...
Preventing HPV Exposure

Preventing HPV Exposure

In the July 2012 issue of Lab Manager, we wrote about hydrogen peroxide vapor systems and basic safety concerns wit...
Don't Get Burned!

Don't Get Burned!

Research laboratories are challenging places to work safely. This month the Safety Guys alert you to apotential signific...
A Safety Guide for Using Laboratory Heating Blocks

A Safety Guide for Using Laboratory Heating Blocks

Asynt in conjunction with the Department of Chemistry, University of St Andrews (UK) and Advanced Chemical Safety Inc. (USA) ...
Disinfection Dilemma

Disinfection Dilemma

Since their introduction, liquid sporicides have become one of the products of choice for many biological research and produc...
Nothing to Sneeze At

Nothing to Sneeze At

Although this topic has garnered much research attention, allergic reactions, which are a result of immunological and biochem...
Take the LEED

Take the LEED

To prevent indoor air quality issues after new construction or renovations.
American Chemical Society Issues Guidelines for Safer Research Laboratories

American Chemical Society Issues Guidelines for Safer Research Laboratories

The world’s largest scientific society today issued guidelines to better ensure the safety of the tens of thousands of ...
Blood, Sweat & Fears: Blood-Borne Pathogens, Part III

Blood, Sweat & Fears: Blood-Borne Pathogens, Part III

In October 1997 there was an incident at the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center field station in Lawrenceville, Georgia....
New Proposal Ignites Old Fears Over Bird Flu Research

New Proposal Ignites Old Fears Over Bird Flu Research

Concern over research involving the creation of bird flu that spreads more easily is in the news again. An international grou...