What? More Inspections!
The primary purpose of laboratory safety inspections is to assist the laboratory staff at identifying hazards and implementing reasonable control measures.
What Does ALARA Mean?
How many times have you heard the acronym ALARA mentioned at either a radiation safety training session, Radiation Hazard Control Group (RHCG) meeting or an audit / inspection conducted by your friendly Radiation Safety staff member?
Flammable Storage in Refrigerators and Freezers
A number of laboratory explosions and/or fires throughout the country have been caused from improperly storing flammable (flashpoint less than 100°F) chemicals in standard household or laboratory refrigerators and freezers.
Fire Extinguisher Training
The Fire Marshal’s office has been providing portable fire extinguisher training to faculty, staff and students throughout the three campuses for the past two years.