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Laboratory Safety: Preventing Contamination in the Laboratory

Among the challenges lab workers face daily avoiding contamination by toxins, corrosives and carcinogens, among other substances. This Video On Demand graphically depicts how easy it is to contaminate oneself, work surfaces, equipment, and other people when one is inattentive to details. The course demonstrates how safe work practices, engineering controls, good housekeeping and protecting materials and equipment create a safer environment for lab workers. Keeping work surfaces and equipment clean, decontaminating all equipment after use, paying close attention to cleaning shared equipment, and employing the proper procedures when cleaning up is emphasized. This online training effectively conveys the importance of lab safety and models the simple practices that improve the safety of your laboratory work environment.

6 Lessons
11-17 Minutes
6 Questions