White lab coat. Protective goggles. Bunsen burner. For some, these items simply bring back memories of high school science labs, but for others, they are an everyday necessity. In the world of laboratory research, chemists and other scientists are surrounded by hazardous chemicals and harmful elements daily. Sometimes there are mistakes in the security logs, which increases the danger these chemicals pose. To help assure personnel are safe, it’s essential to follow safety guidelines, as well as to routinely inspect and test equipment. The following infographic provides an overview of common risks faced by researchers dealing with chemicals and how they can address and improve safety.
This infographic was created by Technical Safety Services, providers of cleanroom testing and certification