Cutting it Close

Cutting it Close

Every workplace involves cutting tasks where utility knives are used. By observing your various cutting operations and the ty...
8 Chemical Storage Plan Fundamentals

8 Chemical Storage Plan Fundamentals

In 2005, a university student was helping unload a shipment of hexane into a solvent storage cabinet when a shelf broke, cutt...

Lab Safety Audits Exposed

A summary of recommendations based on audit and inspection reports, along with some general lab safety recommendations, provi...

Deciphering MSDS

A good system for chemical management begins with a complete inventory of the laboratory's chemicals and a material safety da...

Schedule Regular Safety Meetings

Meetings that come as a follow-up on a regular safety inspection provide a good basis for discussion of problems and needs.
Biosafety Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4

Biosafety Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4

Biological safety levels are ranked from one to four and are selected based on the agents or organisms on which the research ...