Compressed Gas Cylinders

Compressed Gas Cylinders

December 9, 2014

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

December 4, 2014

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

November 6, 2014

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

Lockout

October 2, 2014

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

Breathing Easy

September 4, 2014

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

Sterilizing Safely

July 3, 2014

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

Watch Your Step!

June 9, 2014

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

Safe Enough?

June 2, 2014

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

Gowning Around

April 7, 2014

Recommended procedures for donning and doffing PPE for cleanrooms and containment labs
Don't Get Burned!

Don't Get Burned!

February 5, 2014

Research laboratories are challenging places to work safely. This month the Safety Guys alert you to apotential signific...