Lab Safety

Whether you're a chemist, researcher, or a student in a freshman biology course, the laboratory is a potentially fatal workplace. Lab safety is more than just memorizing a list of "Do's and Don'ts". Working safely is a state of mind.

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Lab Safety Lesson 5: Safe Chemical Handling
Lessons
Lab Safety Lesson 1: Proper Dress and PPE
Video
The lab environment is hazardous by nature. The actual risk is largely determined by you and those… more
Lab Safety Lesson 2: Safety Equipment
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In this lesson, we'll talk about safety equipment found in the lab. These items may help you save a… more
Lab Safety Lesson 3: Behavior
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Your behavior goes a long way to insuring that the lab is a safe environment for everyone. Follow… more
Lab Safety Lesson 4: Chemical Hazards
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Many of the chemicals we use in the lab are potentially dangerous, especially under high heat,… more
Lab Safety Lesson 5: Safe Chemical Handling
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It's vital that you prepare for each lab activity by determining the possible risks, donning the… more
Lab Safety Lesson 6: Other General Hazards
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In our final video lesson, we'll cover a few other general lab hazards including: Electrical shock… more
Additional Resources
Aseptic Gowning for the Cleanroom
Video
One of the primary safeguards that life science companies use to help prevent contamination in… more
Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
eLearning
You’re the newest member of the Quality Assurance department at CATT – the Center for the… more
Lab Safety
eLearning
Learn the five basic concepts of creating a safe and productive lab environment. You will explore… more
Sterile Gowning Procedures
eLearning
Process technicians are required to be properly attired in the appropriate personal protective… more
Zombie College: The 5 Rules of Lab Safety
eLearning
The zombie apocalypse has started because students failed to follow the 5 Rules of Lab Safety! But… more
Zombie College: The 5 Rules of Lab Safety
Video
A serene college’s dark secret is revealed when a government research project goes terribly wrong. … more