From white coats and safety goggles to the steady hum of Bunsen burners, these items may evoke memories of high school science labs for some, but for others, they are indispensable daily tools. In the realm of laboratory research, chemists and lab technicians navigate a landscape filled with hazardous chemicals and potential dangers on a daily basis. Unfortunately, safety lapses can occasionally amplify these risks. Here’s a concise overview of the typical hazards researchers face, along with established methods to address them and enhance overall safety.
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