Review and implement these guidelines in your laboratory if you work with biotoxins.
A superconducting magnet uses two types of cryogens (liquid helium and liquid nitrogen). Cryogenic liquids can be handled easily and safely, provided certain precautions are followed as outlined in...
Flammable liquids should not be stored in standard refrigerators or freezers. Use this focus sheet to determine the best selection for your application.
Dry ice, the solid form of carbon dioxide (CO2), is commonly used in UW research. Its properties allow for rapid cooling of materials, but also pose unique worker safety hazards. This focus sheet...
Chemicals in which a small dose can cause death or permanent injury or illness.
Chemicals which can easily start on fire, react with the atmosphere, explode, etc.
Chemicals identified by review agencies as causing, or highly suspected of causing cancer in humans.
Chemicals identified by review agencies as likely to cause harm in conceiving, bringing safely to term, or even affecting a baby after birth.
Chemicals that are potential terrorist weapons due to toxicity.