Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Although we love ZZ Top, this article will not delve into the iconic rock band; rather, it will discuss the safe ha...
Hazardous Spill Protection

Hazardous Spill Protection

Ursus Remediation Testing & Technologies is an environmental services lab specializing in heavy metal and organ...
Safer Science

Safer Science

There is a widening gulf between how safety is practiced in industry compared to how it is practiced in research la...
Mercury Rising

Mercury Rising

No, this is not an article about anger management. Nor is it about climate change or the T-1000 Terminator returnin...
Blown Away!

Blown Away!

The chemical fume hood is probably the single most-used piece of equipment in research laboratories. Often, the che...
LEED®ing the Way

LEED®ing the Way

Indoor air quality commissioning to prevent issues after new construction or renovations.
Bunsen Burner Safety Explained

Bunsen Burner Safety Explained

INTEGRA has created a short, simple and engaging ‘SimpleShow’ format video to explain the safety features of thei...
Stripper, Anyone?

Stripper, Anyone?

Now that we have your attention, we have to dash your hopes. This is not a column about Vegas and “what happe...
Sit Up Straight

Sit Up Straight

In the last issue of Lab Manager, we began to explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with the use ofcomputers.&nb...
Compressed Gas Cylinders

Compressed Gas Cylinders

Using compressed gases in the laboratory can be dangerous if they are not handled properly. Many gases can be explo...
Sit Up Straight

Sit Up Straight

It’s just a fact: In today’s modern laboratory you are going to spend some time using a computer. You used&n...
A Preventive Approach

A Preventive Approach

We believe in prevention—finding and fixing problems and hazards before employees are hurt. We also know that...
Lockout

Lockout

Every year, we see research facilities moving toward more automation, and recent issues of Lab Manager highlight so...
Breathing Easy

Breathing Easy

A building’s indoor air quality, known as IAQ—and now broadened to indoor environmental quality (IEQ)&m...