Laboratories can be hazardous places to work in with staff facing various hazards daily. Our experts share their top 5 tips for ensuring a safe & compliant workplace. Watch our video to discover their top 5 laboratory safety tips.

 


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1.Establish a Comprehensive Safety Program

  • Commit to workplace safety
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Develop programs & processes
  • Educate employees
  • Complete audits

2. Create a Safety Culture

  • Communicate safety information
  • Ensure safety is fully understand
  • Treat safety as a top priority
  • Enable easy access to safety resources
  • Encourage staff to raise safety concerns

3. Follow Practices Consistently

  • Ensure even basic practices are followed at all times
  • Never skip a step in a procedure

4. Use Proper Protective Equipment

  • Ensure you know the location of safety equipment & how to use them
  • Select equipment specifically designed for present hazards

5. Re-Evaluate Your Safety Approach

  • Remain vigilant
  • Monitor for potential safety issues
  • Explore new innovations in laboratory safety
  • Continue to improve program
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