Lab coats, protective eyewear, the hum of Bunsen burners – these evoke varied memories, from high school science classes. However, in the realm of laboratory research, chemists and technicians confront perilous chemicals and hazards as a routine. Yet, occasional breaches in safety procedures exacerbate the risks they already encounter. Here, we provide a concise exploration of the typical hazards researchers confront, alongside established approaches to mitigate these risks and enhance overall safety.
This infographic was created by Technical Safety Services, providers of BSC certification