It's important that every lab be prepared with the correct fire extinguisher, inspection requirements and training.
There are a variety of options for cleaning laboratory products. First, determine what level of cleanliness is needed. Sometimes just soil, grease, or proteins need to be removed. Laboratory cleaning products, ultrasonic cleaners and laboratory dishw
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
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.
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.
Employers are required to provide a chemical hygiene plan under 29 CFR 1910.1450 to ensure the protection of lab employees.
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
Strong acids and bases can be very corrosive to many materials, including skin
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
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