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Proper Chemical Storage in Flammable Safety Cabinets

Proper chemical storage in flammable safety cabinets
In August 2018, teachers and staff at a middle school in Norfolk, MA, were preparing for the start of the school year as the annual fire inspection took place. In a science classroom, the town building and fire department officials noticed a strange chemical odor coming from a chemical storage cabinet. The garlicy smell was due to a reaction that had occurred in a container of calcium carbide.

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Use HPLC Hazardous Waste Containers to Manage Waste Disposal in Labs

Justrite white HPLC hazardous waste container with carbon filter mounted on workstation with filter wall bracket

High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is an analytical technique used in laboratories to separate, identify, and quantify components in a mixture. Used across a spectrum of industries, including pharmaceutical, industrial, forensic and environmental health applications, this technique involves passing a sample through a column packed with particles, which interact with the sample's components based on their properties, enabling separation.

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Education through Aircraft Restoration Shapes the Future of Aviation

WWII B-25 bomber flying over mountains
Every B-25 has a history. Justrite is proud to play a small role in the apprenticeship program at Warbirds of Glory Museum, as they work with students to restore the WWII-era B-25 named “Sandbar Mitchell.” Keep reading to learn more.

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Five Tips for Preventing Accidents with Flammable Safety Cans

Man on construction site holds flammable safety can
Justrite flammable safety cans include many features to prevent fires or injuries when working with flammable liquids. Automatic positive pressure relief vents between 3 and 5 psi to relieve pressure and avoid an explosion. Flame arresters dissipate heat to stop flashback ignition. Type II safety cans include hoses to make it easy to pour into narrow openings, reducing the chance of spillage.

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Understanding The Difference Between Spill Containment and Secondary Containment

Understanding the difference between spill containment and secondary containment is essential in maintaining a safe and regulation-compliant working environment wherever hazardous materials are found. Both forms of containment serve an important role in workplaces around the globe, protecting employees and the environment from dangerous liquids.

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STUD-E Safety Surveys for Food Processing Industry

According to an overview of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), facilities in the food and beverage industry received a total of 1,177 citations between the months of October 2020 and September 2021. These citations amounted to a total of $8,575,378 in fines for facilities.

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Natural Disasters | Emergency Preparedness in The Workplace

Natural Disasters Emergency Preparedness in The Workplace

For the health and safety of your workers and the continuity of your business, it is imperative to be as prepared as possible for natural disasters. Justrite helps you be ready when natural disasters strikes.

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Safety Showers and Emergency Eye Washes in the Food Service Industry

Safety Showers and Emergency Eye Washes in the Food Service Industry

Eyewash stations and safety showers are often overlooked in the foodservice industry. People tend to think that these stations are for applications that involve the use of dangerous chemicals or materials. However, the regulations concerning these fixtures could apply to your restaurant or eatery.

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