Cleaning & Safety

The Science And Safety Behind The Use Of Nitrile Gloves

Posted on the 18th of Jan 2024 by Westlab

Discover the benefits of using Nitrile Gloves in science and research. Learn how gloves are used for protection and hygiene in the lab and other industries.

2024-01-18 13:22:00

What is the Wastewater Treatment Process?

Posted on the 10th of Aug 2023 by Westlab

Get a comprehensive knowledge of wastewater treatment, including its stages and importance. Also, discuss its commercial and industrial uses.

2023-08-10 12:57:00

All you need to know about HEPA filtration

Posted on the 18th of Oct 2021 by Westlab

HEPA filtration units are a buzz word right now, as the World Health Organisation makes recommendations for them in a post-pandemic world.

2021-10-18 08:39:00

PPE – The Correct Procedures

Posted on the 30th of Mar 2021 by Westlab

PPE is perhaps the most important aspect of health and safety within the laboratory, whether it is viral research in containment laboratories or dissection in histology departments.

2021-03-30 07:45:00

Tips for keeping your lab sanitised and COVID-free

Posted on the 26th of Jan 2021 by Westlab
Clean and sterile laboratory equipment is now paramount in protecting students and staff.  At Westlab we’ve created some lab sanitisation guidelines, taking learnings from Australian lab...
2021-01-26 22:21:00

Vital Criteria to Fulfil When Purchasing Hand Sanitisers

Posted on the 26th of Jan 2021 by Westlab
The current Covid-19 global health crisis has alerted us to the fact that regular hand washing and use of sanitisers is a critical component in the fight against the spread of viruses and infection....
2021-01-26 20:36:00

All you need to know about N95 Respirators

Posted on the 25th of Jan 2021 by Westlab

The N95 respirator has fast become the face mask of choice for many Healthcare professionals and is widely considered to be the ultimate in protection against infectious aerosols.

2021-01-25 22:06:00

5 key considerations when purchasing your PPE

Posted on the 19th of Jan 2021 by Westlab

Being probably one of the most crucial elements to the fight against COVID-19, PPE has become a product of unparalleled demand in the last 12 months. Key considerations have jumped out to us for purchasing PPE.

2021-01-19 21:41:00

Westlab AU – Automated local isolation gown manufacturing leading the way

Posted on the 17th of Dec 2020 by
The many benefits of local PPE manufacturing In the current climate more than ever, consumers are looking for a secure and reliable supply chain that guarantees volume, quality and sustainability....
2020-12-17 21:20:00

All You Need to Know About N95 Respirators

Posted on the 20th of Aug 2020 by Westlab
The N95 respirator has fast become the face mask of choice for many Healthcare professionals and is widely considered to be the ultimate in protection against infectious aerosols. But what is an N95...
2020-08-20 08:56:00

What is the Difference Between Level 1, 2 & 3 Face Masks?

Posted on the 16th of Jul 2020 by Westlab
Choosing the right type of face mask has never been more crucial than now in your purchasing processes in the lab. While face masks may be hard to find, don’t simply go with the cheapest or those...
2020-07-16 09:50:00

How to Disinfect

Posted on the 9th of Jul 2020 by Westlab
Disinfection is one of the most important processes in ensuring a safe process in today’s medical/health workspace. Here are a few steps on how to achieve a clean and safe work area. What to Use...
2020-07-09 12:30:00

Tips for Keeping your Lab Sanitised & COVID 19 Free

Posted on the 27th of May 2020 by Westlab
Clean and sterile laboratory equipment is now paramount in protecting students and staff.  At Westlab we’ve created some lab sanitisation guidelines, taking learnings from Australian lab...
2020-05-27 14:34:00

Hand Sanitisers: Vital Criteria to Look for When Purchasing Hand Sanitisers

Posted on the 14th of May 2020 by Westlab

The current Covid-19 global health crisis has alerted us to the fact that regular hand washing and use of sanitisers is a critical component in the fight against the spread of viruses and infection.

2020-05-14 08:45:00

9 Key Points When Buying Face Shields

Posted on the 13th of May 2020 by Westlab
Buying face shields and PPE amidst COVID-19 is a challenging task as there are many aspects that are important to consider and can be potentially overlooked due to demands and diversity of...
2020-05-13 09:48:00

Disinfecting & Cleaning Australian Schools to Assist with a Safe Rebound

Posted on the 17th of Apr 2020 by Westlab
There are many measures to take to reduce the spread of flu in schools and universities including staying home when sick, covering coughs and sneezes, and washing hands often. More importantly, as...
2020-04-17 15:50:00

Is Your Lab Asbestos Free?

Posted on the 23rd of May 2019 by Westlab
In the mid/late 20th Century, asbestos was regarded indispensable to many modern laboratory processes. It is a highly fibrous, soft material which is resistant to heat, corrosion and electricity,...
2019-05-23 00:31:00

How to Effectively Manage Safety in Your Laboratory

Posted on the 27th of Mar 2019 by Westlab
The importance of a chemical hygiene plan is to ensure that the processes, protocols, tools and equipment are available to assist workers to guard against the hazards presented in a laboratory. The...
2019-03-27 05:07:00

Choosing a Good First Aid Kit For The Lab

Posted on the 9th of May 2018 by Westlab
#html-body [data-pb-style=C5FMQFY]{display:flex;flex-direction:column}Every lab should have a compliant, up to date first aid kit as the laboratory can be somewhat more dangerous than a standard...
2018-05-09 23:51:00

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Laboratory

Posted on the 2nd of Aug 2017 by Westlab

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) simply boils down to barrier protection for individuals. PPE includes clothing and accessories to protect employees from potential workplace hazards.

2017-08-02 05:27:00
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