Sterilizing Safely

Sterilizing Safely

The focus of this article is ethylene oxide, a frequently used and potentially hazardous sterilizing agent.
Watch Your Step!

Watch Your Step!

Research facilities, especially laboratories, are challenging places to work safely. This month, the Safety Guys al...
Safe Enough?

Safe Enough?

According to a recent OSHA publication, there are more than 500,000 workers employed in laboratories in the United States.1&n...
Breath of Fresh Air

Breath of Fresh Air

In the mid-1980s there was a fire in a feed and fertilizer store in Gainesville, Florida, where the Safety Guys liv...
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...
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.