Make America’s Classrooms and Workplaces Safe Again

It happened again. A dozen kids sat on the floor in a Texas church school recently, watching a teacher show them a "fun" science experiment. The teacher took some boric acid, put it in a beaker, then poured in methanol from a jug. A swirling rainbow-like flame jumped...

National Academic Research Safety Award – Summer 2014

The Laboratory Safety Institute has created a national safety award for the Academic Principal Investigator whose research group has the best lab safety program. We are asking Environmental Health and Safety departments at universities to nominate the PI at their...

Four Cities in China – May 2014

In May, Agilent Technologies invited LSI to make two-hour lab safety presentations in China. We visited four cities, Tianjin, Huizhou, Nanjing, and Shanghai. About four hundred lab workers and supervisors from medical, forensic, petroleum, industry and government...