Lab coats, protective eyewear, and the humming presence of Bunsen burners – these items may evoke high school science lab nostalgia for some, but for others, they are indispensable daily tools. In the realm of laboratory research, chemists and lab technicians navigate a daily landscape filled with hazardous chemicals and potential dangers. Occasionally, safety protocols may lapse, intensifying the risks they encounter. Here’s a brief examination of the typical hazards researchers face, along with established methods to address and enhance safety measures.
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