The Importance of Training Your Clean-room Personnel

Clean-rooms depend on the avoidance of microbial contamination to function effectively. It is of no consequence how advanced the equipment in a clean-room is if the people who operate it are not well trained. The positive effects of HEPA filters, carefully regulated airflow, step-over benches and other contamination-control interventions can be negated by workers lacking […]

Protecting Your Personnel: Working with Oncology Bio-safety Cabinets

Chemotherapy drugs, of which there are over 100 types, remain the primary treatment for cancer today. These chemical substances are also known as antineoplastic agents or cytotoxins and, because of their cell-destroying nature, are extremely hazardous. While they may benefit cancer patients, they pose a serious occupational risk to pharmacists and other laboratory personnel who […]