Laboratory Hazards and Risks

Laboratory Hazards and Risks

September 9, 2011

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

August 25, 2011

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

Lovely Lifting

August 18, 2011

When most of us think about lab safety, the first things that likely come to mind are the dangers of chemicals and other haza...

Can You Hear Me Now?

July 13, 2011

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

July 8, 2011

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

June 6, 2011

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

June 6, 2011

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

June 3, 2011

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

May 9, 2011

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