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...

The NFPA Hazard Diamond

May 5, 2011

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

8 Chemical Storage Plan Fundamentals

January 13, 2011

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

Schedule Regular Safety Meetings

December 9, 2010

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

December 9, 2010

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