“Cesium chloride splash to eye due to ill-fitting safety glasses. Bone sliver penetrates researcher’s hand and exposes him to HIV. Phenol/Chloroform permeates researcher’s nitrile glove during RNA extraction. These are not sensationalist headlines, just part of a running tab of countless reported injuries that research facilities document each year. The good news? Almost all of those injuries are preventable.
In this webinar you will learn the ins-and-outs of personal protective equipment by exploring patented designs, new tech and material performance. You will have the knowledge and resources to choose the correct PPE for your hazards when assessing the critical control points in your workflow and most importantly, you’ll understand how key elements of your materials and your research environment work together to affect what PPE personnel should be using.”