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Cover Story |  Volume 16 - Issue 8  |  September 2021

Beyond Compliance

The RAMP framework for risk assessment

Sections

Lab Health and Safety

Beyond Compliance: The RAMP Framework for Risk Assessment

Beyond Compliance: The RAMP Framework for Risk Assessment

One benefit of RAMP, and risk assessment in general, is that it is applicable to all scientific disciplines, not just chemistry

Critical Disaster Planning Lessons for Laboratories

Critical Disaster Planning Lessons for Laboratories

The COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity for lab leaders to reevaluate their preparation strategies

Leadership and Staffing

Three Keys to Embrace Discomfort in the Lab

Three Keys to Embrace Discomfort in the Lab

Here are three tips that will help your staff embrace the discomfort that will lead to growth and development

How to Drive Innovation in the Lab

How to Drive Innovation in the Lab

Unleashing creativity with the right people, effective work process, and good tools

Labs Less Ordinary

This Materials Testing Facility Can Analyze Almost Any Solid

This Materials Testing Facility Can Analyze Almost Any Solid

The Experimental Impact Mechanics Lab at Sandia National Labs can analyze any solid natural or manmade material on the planet

Business Management

Lab Security Tips for Cyber and Physical Threats

Lab Security Tips for Cyber and Physical Threats

How to protect the lab’s instruments, data, and people from security risks

Strategies for Marketing Used and Refurbished Lab Equipment

Strategies for Marketing Used and Refurbished Lab Equipment

Transparency, quality control, and support are key factors in defining value

Multimedia

Ergonomic Safety

Ergonomic Safety

Ergonomic best practices can prevent serious long-term injury

Lab Design and Furnishings

Ultra-Secure Lab Building Hidden in Plain Sight

Ultra-Secure Lab Building Hidden in Plain Sight

Texas A&M University GHRC wins Excellence in Safety prize in Lab Design Excellence Awards

INSIGHTS

Sensors to Enhance Agricultural Productivity

Sensors to Enhance Agricultural Productivity

Developing novel solutions to achieve food security

Ask the Expert

New Methods to Improve Food Production Sanitation Practices

New Methods to Improve Food Production Sanitation Practices

Experts discuss current trends and challenges within food safety, as well as a research project aimed at improving sanitation practices within food production facilities

Product Focus

A Critical Factor in Choosing the Right Lab Evaporator

A Critical Factor in Choosing the Right Lab Evaporator

Understanding the balance between sample heat sensitivity and solvent volatility is an important consideration

The Benefits of Upgrading Fume Hoods in the Lab

The Benefits of Upgrading Fume Hoods in the Lab

Upgrading fume hoods optimizes chemical safety in response to changes in space, personnel, and workflow

How to Prolong the Lifespan of Your Gas Generator

How to Prolong the Lifespan of Your Gas Generator

Regularly changing filters and maintaining consistent operating temperature and humidity are critical

PPE: How to Ensure a Proper Fit

PPE: How to Ensure a Proper Fit

Properly-fitted PPE is vital for minimizing risk and promoting a positive safety culture