Lithium batteries are used in many devices present in the workplace. Proper use, handling and storage are important for keeping workers safe on the job.Read more
Electrical Safety for Research and Education
Electricity is a vital part of research and education facility operations, but it can also pose an extreme health hazard in those facilities.
Food processing and manufacturing facilities must be kept clean and sanitary to protect food safety and prevent foodborne illness. Chemical soaps, detergents, sanitizers and disinfectants are routinely used to help keep food free of unwanted microorganisms and other contaminants. These chemicals are vital to the safety and success of any food production process, but they can also be hazardous. Employees who use them or work around them need to understand their hazards and know how to protect themselves.Read more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, reports approximately 12,000 sexual harassment and 90,000 discrimination complaints every year. More cases are reported annually that are handled internally by companies. Others cases go unreported. All cases create a hostile workplace.Read more
No matter when and where it happens, broken glassware is an inconvenience at best. But when laboratory glassware breaks, it can do a lot of harm. Injuries from broken glassware can range from a small cut to a serious health risk.Read more