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Lab Equipment Repairs and Disposal

Do you have lab equipment (refrigerators, centrifuges, hot plates/stirrers, computers used in the lab, incubators, ovens etc.) that needs to be repaired, or is ready for surplus? To help ensure that your equipment is safe to handle, use the equipment hazard tag! The Equipment Hazard Tag must be affixed to any piece of equipment which […]

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Fire Safety in Laboratories: Working with Hot Plates

A recent fire occurred on campus that caused substantial damage to a chemical fume hood. Many of the components of this important engineering control will have to be replaced. The cause of the fire is suspected to be due to a defect in the hot plate that was used. To continue our discussion on hot […]

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