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Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety
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1628 Claflin Rd
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory equipment is easy to overlook when determining the hazards present in a space. They may conceal lasers, radiation sources, hazardous chemicals, biohazards, etc. Laboratory equipment must be maintained according the manufacturer’s instructions and according to the recommended schedule by those trained to do so. This training may be delivered by an experienced laboratory worker to a new worker. The following are detailed guidelines for the use and maintenance of some common laboratory equipment.