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Chemical Safety Board releases “Experimenting with Danger” video

Laboratory Safety Video Released by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board The United States Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its laboratory safety video called “Experimenting with Danger.”  This 24-minute video focuses on three (3) separate laboratory accidents that occurred at academic … Continue reading

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Occupational health hazard? Don’t forget the mixture calculations!

When evaluating an occupational health hazard, don’t forget mixture calculations.  Here at Affygility Solutions we perform a lot of environmental, health and safety (EH&S) audits, and during the industrial hygiene portion of the EH&S audit, one of the frequent findings … Continue reading

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Isoflurane Safety Webinar – next one is August 16th, 2011

Isoflurane exposure in an occupational setting can cause adverse health effects.  Preventing occupational exposure and implementing an isoflurane safety program is important.  In the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has not established a permissible exposure limit … Continue reading

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Lab Standard and the Hazard Communication Standard – Similarities and Differences

Lab Standard and Hazard Communication Standard – What’s their Purpose? The purpose of both the Laboratory Standard (or Lab Standard) and the Hazard Commumication Standard is to communicate to employees the hazards of the chemicals they are using, and the … Continue reading

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