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Safety Incentives Pay Dividends

by Lab Safety Supply
Looking to reduce operating costs, reach company safety goals and retain hardworking talented employees? Of course, who isn't? Launching a safety incentive program is a great tool to help achieve these goals. Incentive programs strive to improve empl

Working with Ammonium Hydroxide

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Ammonium hydroxide (NH4OH) is a solution of ammonia in water. Commonly called ammonia or ammonia water, the chemical is used as a cleanser and in manufacturing plastics, rubber, fertilizer and textiles.

Working with Toluene

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Toluene (C7H8) is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor. Stable under normal pressure and temperatures, it is highly flammable and easily ignited by sparks, heat or flame. It floats on water, boils at 232F and freezes at 139F.

A Look at Preventing Eye Injuries

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Eye injuries may be more common in the workplace than youd expect. Consider that an estimated 1,000 eye injuries occur every day in American workplaces. Add up all the lost production time, medical expenses and worker compensation claims, and the est

Working with Mercury

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In the environment, mercury is found in three forms: metallic mercury, inorganic mercury salts, and organic mercury compounds. Regardless of its form, mercury seems always to be in a state of constant conversionand its degree of toxicity varies accor

Working with Isopropyl Alcohol

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Isopropyl alcohol (C 3H 8O) is a flammable, colorless liquid with a slightly pleasant odor. It is used in manufacturing acetone, glycerol and isopropyl acetate. A solvent for many oils, alkaloids, gums and resins, it also serves as a deicing agent fo