Laboratory equipment manufacturer NuAire releases a new “Working Safely in your NuAire Biological Safety Cabinet” online presentation and DVD. The presentation consists of 7 Chapters, 8 videos in all to teach technicians, researchers, scientists, certifiers, and more the basic concepts of biological safety cabinets. Understand a biological safety cabinet works and operations. Learn the proper steps to take before you being your research. Acquire basic work skills while within the work zone to minimize air disruptions. Find the latest ergonomic advancements in biosafety cabinet design. Know what to do after you have completed your research. Acquire the basic knowledge on biological safety cabinet certification based on NSF/ASNI standard 49.
Learn the basics of how NuAire Biological Safety Cabinets are designed to offer optimal personnel, environmental and product protection.
Biological Safety Cabinets were designed to remove or minimize exposures to hazardous biological materials and hazardous particulates. It is the principal device used to provide containment of infectious splashes or aerosols generated by microbiological procedures.
Learn steps to take before you begin work in your Biological Safety Cabinet. A proper biosafety or operations manuals will specify practices and procedures designed to minimize and eliminate risks.
The use of proper procedures and equipment cannot be overemphasized in providing primary personnel and environmental protection. The Biological Safety Cabinet is not a substitute for good laboratory practice and proper aseptic technique.
Proper technique when working within the biological safety cabinet will minimize air turbulence and prevent splatter or unwanted spread of aerosols.
An important part of a safe work environment is making sure it is ergonomically designed to work with you, not against you. When you work in a NuAire Biosafety Cabinet, you’ll experience a comfortable, ergonomically designed workspace.
After work has been completed proper protocols must be followed to decontaminate the biosafety cabinet to avoid potential contamination risks.
Proper preventative maintenance, yearly maintenance, and certification are needed to maximize your products life as well as keep up to date with industry standards to eliminate safety hazards.