Hot Under the Collar

Hot Under the Collar

Heat stress is probably not a subject we give much attention to regarding laboratories
Is This Building Making Me Sick?

Is This Building Making Me Sick?

Avoiding common indoor air quality issues and defusing the most common building-related illnesses and complaints....
Burned Out!

Burned Out!

Laboratory fires are all too common and can be devastating, not only for the source lab, but surrounding labs as well.
Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Laboratories are full of potentially hazardous minefields, and they don’t include just chemicals.
Outside Expertise

Outside Expertise

There are more health and safety consultants out there than you can shake a stick at. Many are very good; some are ...
Out of Control

Out of Control

State and federal agencies are very serious when it comes to controlled substances. And you should be too.
Keeping Cool Under Pressure

Keeping Cool Under Pressure

As one might imagine, cryopreservation is fraught with dangers and serious potential hazards.
A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

While use of respiratory protection in hazardous atmospheres is the norm, there are still many misconceptions surro...
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...