10 Safety Tips for Using an Oil Bath
MedSun: Newsletter #49, June 2010

Lab Manager Magazine

A few years ago, a fire was started in a chemical fume hood when a researcher attempted to heat an oil bath on a hot plate. Nobody was injured during the incident, and it was small enough to be smothered by a fire extinguisher. The researcher had never used this hot plate and oil bath combination. Also, the person who previously used the oil bath forgot to label its contents. In this article you will find 10 safety tips for using a hot oil bath.

Additional Information:

Lab Manager Magazine. 10 Safety Tips for Using an Oil Bath. April 23, 2010.
http://www.labmanager.com/stips.asp?ID=113


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