Lab Safety Newsletters

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TWU is committed to protecting all laboratory users. EH&S has created bi-monthly lab safety newsletters detailing important lab safety information, emergency response, etc. Each month also highlights a TWU Pioneer who goes above and beyond to keep their labs safe, as well as a member of the EH&S team. You can nominate someone to Pioneers Recognized for Safety Excellence by filling out this form

Current Edition

July/August 2022 Lab Safety Newsletter (PDF)

Past Editions

July/August 2022 Lab Safety Newsletter (PDF) 

This issue covers fume hood engineering controls, as well as personal protective equipment (PPE). The “Pioneer Prepared” section discusses how to respond to active assailant threats. This issue features Dr. Adalvan Martins in the “Pioneers Recognized for Safety Excellence” section and Rockie Young in the “Whooo's That from EH&S” section.

May/June 2022 Lab Safety Newsletter (PDF)

This issue covers how to handle hazardous waste, as well as how to deal with both broken and unbroken lab glassware. The "Pioneer Prepared" section discusses how to respond to medical emergencies. This issue features Juan Carvajal de Luna in the "Pioneers Recognized for Safety Excellence" section and Drew Townsend in the "Whooo's That from EH&S" section. 

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