Protective clothing manufacturer offers recommendations for preventing accidents and injuries in labs
How the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is keeping its workers safe through PPE and a new enclosure
“The goal is to educate and encourage fume hood users to shut the sash window whenever possible for both safety and energy conservation purposes.”
Laboratory fires are all too common and can be devastating, not only for the source lab, but surrounding labs as well.
A clear, concise safety policy is the cornerstone of a good safety program.
Appropriate eye protection is defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z-87.1 standard.
The only good way to prepare for an emergency situation is to think through how you should respond and then practice doing it correctly.
This simple idea preceded by 15 years the requirements of the OSHA Lab Standard for "Standard Operating Procedures," "Control Measures," and "Special Provisions for Working with Particularly Hazardous Substances." Today it's not just a good idea, it's the law!