Cryogenic Safety Procedures

Cryogenic materials are extremely cold and call for special handling, tools and personal protection. Liquified gases will fre...

Burn Notice

Some tips and rules of thumb for safe storage of flammables in the lab.

Emergency Evacuation Plans

The safe, orderly and prompt evacuation of building occupants depends on having the physical safety features of a building in...

Knock! Knock!

The how, when and what for a meaningful lab safety audit.
Electrical Safety in the Lab

Electrical Safety in the Lab

While electricity is in constant use by the researcher, both within and outside the laboratory, significant physical harm or ...

Keeping Safety in Sight

Vision is one of our most precious senses. Injuries can lead to long-term problems or permanent disability. With the cost and...

Drain Disposal of Chemicals

Before considering drain disposal, be certain that the sewer flows to a wastewater treatment plant and not to a stream or oth...

Swine Flu Prevention in the Workplace

Swine flu spreads from an infected person to others when they cough, sneeze or touch handles, doorknobs and other objects sub...

Working Alone Policy

Working alone is an unsafe practice at any time. However, if the nature of your work makes it unavoidable, take measures to e...