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...

Leed the Way to Safety

We have written previously on LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the U.S. Green Building Council’s (...
Centrifuge Safety

Centrifuge Safety

Keeping track of the maintenance and safety of lab equipment used in performing laboratory tasks can be a challenge for lab m...

In the Hood

One focus of laboratory management is equipment, and a basic fixture in any laboratory is the chemical fume hood. We recently...
Cut to the Bone

Cut to the Bone

A Dozen Tips for Working Safely with Laboratory Glassware
5 Steps to Using a Fume Hood

5 Steps to Using a Fume Hood

Fume hoods are an important part of a lab's safety, but are you using this product correctly?
Laboratory Hazards and Risks

Laboratory Hazards and Risks

We know that running a research lab is a challenge, to say the least. In all the hustle of loading the autosampler, pipetting...
Mercury Madness

Mercury Madness

The Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is a caricature of hat makers who cured felt in pools of mercury,...