Lab Health and Safety

How to Support Employee Mental Health

by Susan Jakobson
Psychosocial health factors in the workplace have a significant impact on job satisfaction, engagement, and well-being of staff

Dealing with Mercury Spills in the Lab

by Vince McLeod, CIH
The properties, hazards, and symptoms of exposure for the various forms of mercury and how to avoid and mitigate accidents

Working with Ethylene Oxide Sterilization

by Vince McLeod, CIH
Ethylene oxide is used for sterilization in many medical, dental, veterinary, and animal surgical facilities; here's how to use it safely in your facility

Quick Tips from Linda: Preventing Burnout

by Lab Manager
Burnout has a variety of negative outcomes, including causing employees to seek new job opportunities elsewhere, or resulting in safety accidents in the lab

How to Handle Heat Stress

by Vince McLeod, CIH
Though not a common issue in most labs, in some areas of the lab and in the field, heat stroke is a real risk