Winning with LOTO

Winning with LOTO

How to design and implement a successful lockout/tag out program for your facililty.
Let's Have a Look

Let's Have a Look

Preparing for an Effective Lab Safety Inspection.
Biohazard Control

Biohazard Control

Guidelines for an effective exposure control plan.
Cut to the Chase

Cut to the Chase

Recently we had the unpleasant experience of investigating a gruesome and almost deadly accident. A maintenance worker was re...
VHP Safety Basics

VHP Safety Basics

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization is effective, but not without hazards.
Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

Characterize chemical waste correctly to ensure safety & avoid fines and penalties.

Critical Steps to Enhance Lab Safety

Several fairly recent accidents at universities in the United States have meant officials are looking more intensely at acade...
All Keyed Up

All Keyed Up

There is a good chance you spend many hours at a computer workstation entering data and researching databases. By setting up ...
Feeling Sleepy?

Feeling Sleepy?

This column is for research labs that involve animal procedures or surgeries. We encounter anesthetic gas use in many setting...
Jumping Back Gas!

Jumping Back Gas!

This column will focus on ethylene oxide, a frequently used and potentially dangerous sterilizing agent. Also known as EtO or...