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Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment

Choose the right PPE to match the hazard

Laboratory hazards generally fall into three categories: Chemical hazards, Biological hazards and Physical hazards. In addition to engineering and administrative controls, individuals working in the laboratory environment require appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to carry out their work safely. Not just any equipment will do— the PPE must be appropriate for the specific hazards.

Access the full infographic, compliments of Lab Manager, for recommendations on how to choose the right PPE. 

Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment