The Importance of Laboratory Safety

Laboratory safety is a critical concern in any industry dealing with hazardous materials, laboratory testing, research and development, and other critical components of product development and production processes. In sectors such as manufacturing, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals—where chemicals, laboratory equipment and testing machines are an integral part of everyday work—a constant focus on safety is critical for a number of reasons:

  • Health and well-being of laboratory and facility staff, including yourself
  • Protection and integrity for tests, procedures and devices
  • Reputation and trust in the facility

In the following sections, we dive deeper into the importance of laboratory safety.

This infographic was created by Technical Safety Services, providers of cleanroom testing

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