Archive for December 30, 2018

Training to Handle Hazardous Materials

Written by Small Business Magazine on December 30th, 2018. Posted in Army hazmat training, Dot hazmat training, Dot training course

Not all cargo being transported in trucks, ships, or airplanes are totally inert or harmless, and some materials that are used daily in a factory, refinery, or other workplace may in fact be hazardous materials, and hazmat certification and hazmat training are standard prerequisites for handling these materials to prevent incidents of injury or damage to property. Any worker who will transport, load, or unload hazardous waste in confined spaces will need the know-how to handle these materials without danger, and this means a hazmat training course should be taken. Preventing disaster means understanding the nature of any hazardous material as well as wearing the right protective material and using the right operating procedure for handling all hazardous materials, whether solid, liquid, or gas. Agencies such as OSHA and many others may also offer online IATA courses and more so that workers can become certified to safe

Maintaining Your Medical Refrigerator

Written by Small Business Magazine on December 30th, 2018. Posted in 10 cu ft upright freezer, 4 cu ft freezer, Small benchtop freezer

If you work in a lab already you know the importance that comes along with a vaccine freezer and making sure that everything is in good working order within your laboratory. You know that the medical refrigerator has certain times that it should be monitored and that a very close eye needs to be kept at all times to assure that it is working correctly. With so many parts of importance sitting on your shoulders it’s imperative that you follow every rule that is assigned. Considering that over 21 million hospitalizations are prevented with these vaccines that are kept in your vaccine freezer, maintaining these items and protecting yourself as well are just a couple of the important aspects that come along with your laboratory refrigerator.

Label All Products

One of the aspects of taking care of any pharmaceutical refrigerator is to both carefully and explicitly label all contents within t