Biohazard Control

Biohazard Control

October 4, 2012

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

Cut to the Chase

September 5, 2012

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

July 6, 2012

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

Waste Not, Want Not

May 31, 2012

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

Critical Steps to Enhance Lab Safety

May 16, 2012

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

May 2, 2012

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?

April 3, 2012

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!

March 2, 2012

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

December 9, 2011

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