Is Ergonomics Important in Lab Design?

By Albert Cappello |   Apr 25, 2017 7:47:03 AM

Designing and building a lab can be challenging enough, but factor in the added time and cost of incorporating ergonomics, and it can seem like overkill.

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Top 10 Laboratory Meme's For April Fools Day

By Albert Cappello |   Apr 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 All work and no play... well you know the rest.

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Vinyl vs Fabric For Lab Chairs - Which Is best?

By Albert Cappello |   Mar 20, 2017 1:08:39 PM

I often get asked whether it is better to get fabric or vinyl chairs for workers in a lab.  The short answer is…it depends! It depends on what you are doing in your lab, whether you are using liquids or chemicals, if you have clean room or ESD requirements and how often the worker gets in and out of the chair.

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Why Is Buying A UL Listed Lab Workbench Important?

By Albert Cappello |   Mar 1, 2017 12:03:56 PM

 

Here is a scenario for you:

Your lab employee comes to you in pain and tells you he burned his hand. Something happened when he plugged in a piece of lab equipment and the electrical plug just exploded. Clearly, he has a bad burn, so you send him to the doctor to have it looked at, as per your safety plan.

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Too Much Sitting? - The Benefits Of An Adjustable Workstation

By Albert Cappello |   Feb 1, 2017 3:47:24 PM

As the American workplace, has shifted from farm and factory work, to less physically demanding careers where Americans spend most their days sitting, major health risks have emerged.

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The Benefits Of Purchasing ANSI BIFMA Certified Laboratory Chairs

By Albert Cappello |   Jan 12, 2017 2:35:52 PM

Standards affect all of us, every day of our lives. Whenever we use a product or service, there’s a good chance there’s a standard to cover it, whether we’re using a washing machine, mobile phone, playground or sports stadium, driving a car, paying bills, eating in a restaurant, making a complaint…there are standards for most products that we use, and everything that we do.

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Ducted Fume Hoods vs Ductless Fume Hoods?

By Albert Cappello |   Dec 1, 2016 2:22:26 PM

You don’t want to be known as the person that tried to save a few bucks and put your employees or students in harm’s way by making a bad laboratory design and purchasing decision.

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Improve Your Productivity With The Right Packaging Workstation

By Albert Cappello |   Oct 12, 2016 12:30:00 PM

When it comes to streamlining packaging operations, it’s important to find the right packaging workstation for your needs.

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Are Ductless Fume Hoods Right For My Laboratory?

By Albert Cappello |   Sep 20, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Chemical fume hoods may be the most important piece of safety equipment that you purchase for your laboratory. They are designed to provide personnel protection from toxic or volatile chemicals by continuously delivering airflow away from your technician to the work area.

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What You Need To Know Before Buying An ESD Workbench

By Albert Cappello |   Aug 31, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is becoming a hot topic in industry these days.  As businesses increasingly rely on complex electronic devices in all areas of their operations, the damage caused by ESD on sophisticated components is becoming a greater concern for companies in a variety of industries including electronic assembly, aerospace manufacturing, and industries requiring clean room environments like flat panel manufacturing.

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