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Health and Safety

GLOSOLAN works to establish good laboratory practices on a global scale, introducing Health and Safety guidelines including use of equipment and knowledge of laboratory materials to generate awareness and ability to assess and prevent risks.

What is Health and Safety?

What is Health and Safety?

The laws, rules, and principles that are intended to keep people safe from injury or disease at work and in public places (cfr. Cambridge Dictionary).

Why is Health and Safety important?

Why is Health and Safety important?

It reduces injury and illness, as there are many lab exposures that pose a hazard to your health, your colleagues and students, and your work (data), and you may never have considered them a danger before.

How can I be safe within a laboratory environment?

How can I be safe within a laboratory environment?


Know your surroundings:

  1. Recognize the hazards in your lab
  2. Assess the risks of the hazards
  3. Minimize or control the the risks of the hazards
  4. Prepare for emergencies from uncontrolled hazards

 

 

 

Capacity development

Trainings on health and safety