White coats, safety goggles, and Bunsen burners may evoke high school science lab nostalgia for some, but for chemists and lab technicians, they are daily essentials. In the realm of laboratory research, the constant exposure to hazardous chemicals and potentially dangerous elements is a reality. Occasionally, lapses in safety protocols heighten the risks they encounter. This article provides a concise exploration of the common hazards researchers face along with standard approaches to address them and enhance overall laboratory safety.
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