Maintaining an accurate chemical inventory is not only required for regulatory compliance and emergency response, but also provides the data necessary to fuel progressive safety and product stewardship initiatives essential to protecting our people and planet. Read our new white paper, 'On-site chemicals. Do you know your exposure?' to explore the many benefits of chemical inventories, along with a step-by-step guide on how to conduct your best inventory yet.
It may surprise you to learn that more than half a million Americans work in laboratories, according to numbers from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). These important jobs can also be quite dangerous because of the chemical hazards in the laboratory environment. Although governed by numerous local, state, and federal regulations, proper chemical management can be difficult to ensure. However, there are proven methods that can reduce the risk of workplace injuries and accidents. Here are three of them.