Can You Hear Me Now?

Recognize this mobile phone commercial cliché? Well, you might be hearing it in your lab as this phrase is repeated mo...

4 Rookie Researcher Disasters

No matter how prepared new researchers think they are for the hazards they’re going to encounter in the lab, it’s...
Get a Good Start

Get a Good Start

One of the most common and important things we Safety Guys deal with is the start-up of new laboratories. As construction is ...

Workplace Safety

OSHA celebrated its 40th birthday this year. And to commemorate the milestone, Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michael...
Holding Periodic Lab Cleanup Days

Holding Periodic Lab Cleanup Days

Excerpt taken from John K. Borchardt’s article, Proper Disposal or Reuse of Old Laboratory Chemicals, Lab Manager Magaz...
Use It Or Lose It

Use It Or Lose It

Laboratories frequently accumulate bottles of old chemicals, often toxic or hazardous, that are no longer used. Laboratory ma...

The NFPA Hazard Diamond

We all know how diamonds are formed. You take a lump of carbon and subject it to intense pressure and high temperatures, and ...

Dangerous Gases

A well-managed cylinder control program should be a top priority for every industrial, educational and research facility....