How To Use A Fluorescence Microscope

In fluorescence microscopy, fluorophores are used to reflect an image of a given sample or specimen. A fluorescence microscop...

Working With Compressed Gas Cylinders

As you can imagine, working with gas cylinders presents plenty of hazards: flammability, reactivity, toxicity, and asphyxiati...

Ergonomic Setup and Work Practices

To promote your health and ensure your laboratory productivity, simple postural and equipment adjustments can be made. The fo...

Cryogenic Safety Procedures

Cryogenic materials are extremely cold and call for special handling, tools and personal protection. Liquified gases will fre...

Burn Notice

Some tips and rules of thumb for safe storage of flammables in the lab.

Emergency Evacuation Plans

The safe, orderly and prompt evacuation of building occupants depends on having the physical safety features of a building in...
Electrical Safety in the Lab

Electrical Safety in the Lab

While electricity is in constant use by the researcher, both within and outside the laboratory, significant physical harm or ...

Drain Disposal of Chemicals

Before considering drain disposal, be certain that the sewer flows to a wastewater treatment plant and not to a stream or oth...