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The Many Benefits of Nitrile Gloves

Posted on the 1st of Mar 2021 by
Nitrile gloves have proven over time to be the most suitable and ultimately the best in most practices, notably in the healthcare sector. Why is that? We endeavour to find out. What is Nitrile?...
5 months ago

What to Look For When Buying a Face Shield for Medical Professionals

Posted on the 27th of Jan 2021 by
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...
6 months ago

Tips for keeping your lab sanitised and COVID-free

Posted on the 26th of Jan 2021 by
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...
6 months ago

Looking Back: The Changing Face of Manufacturing

Posted on the 17th of Jan 2021 by
You can probably guess what’s coming. “2020 was probably the most difficult year in history.” Yes, 2020 was unparalleled in its circumstances and the changes brought to the global economy. But...
6 months ago

Changes in Clinical Involvement in 2021

Posted on the 10th of Jan 2021 by
The world is seeing unparalleled changes in socio-economic interaction, chiefly catalysed by the onset of a global pandemic which continues to galvanise change. From shifts in working methods, to...
7 months ago

Today’s clinicians: expectations and experiences from suppliers

Posted on the 22nd of Dec 2020 by
Westlab have collaborated from a very healthy cross-section of clinicians, pathologists, doctors and specialists, and there are distinct themes to which their expectations and experiences align....
7 months ago

The Dangers of Fraudulent Products

Posted on the 16th of Dec 2020 by Westlab
The Concerns Frequent collaboration with personnel of the health sector in procurement and supply positions is revealing a wide concern for fraudulent products, particularly from developing nations...
7 months ago

The Concerns Around COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery

Posted on the 16th of Dec 2020 by Westlab
Having risen above the pandemic of 2020, 2021 promises the imminent delivery of vaccination options. Westlab Health has unique insight into what delivery options will look like in the year to...
7 months ago

Tips for Improving Lab Lighting

Posted on the 20th of Nov 2020 by admin
Lighting is fundamental in a laboratory’s work environment as it directly affects the performance of those who work in the lab. For instance, a large number of lab personnel are required to complete...
8 months ago

All You Need to Know About N95 Respirators

Posted on the 20th of Aug 2020 by admin
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...
11 months ago

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

Posted on the 16th of Jul 2020 by admin
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...
1 year ago

How to Disinfect

Posted on the 9th of Jul 2020 by admin
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...
1 year ago

Tips for Keeping your Lab Sanitised & COVID 19 Free

Posted on the 27th of May 2020 by admin
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...
1 year ago

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

Posted on the 14th of May 2020 by admin
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....
1 year ago

9 Key Points When Buying Face Shields

Posted on the 13th of May 2020 by admin
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...
1 year ago

Disinfecting & Cleaning Australian Schools to Assist with a Safe Rebound

Posted on the 17th of Apr 2020 by admin
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...
1 year ago

10 Ways to Decrease Cost Per Sample in Your Laboratory

Posted on the 16th of Apr 2020 by admin
There are several ways to reduce the cost per sample in a throughput laboratory. In this article, we examine some of the easier ways to reduce your sample. Investing the time into being smarter and...
1 year ago

A Guide to Staff Training in the Lab

Posted on the 26th of Feb 2020 by admin
The laboratory sector is one of the most technologically advancing markets and lab managers must keep up to date with the latest trends and foster a culture of safety and continuous improvement....
1 year ago

Open vs Closed Laboratory Design

Posted on the 3rd of Feb 2020 by admin
Open-plan is used to describe any floor plan which uses large, open spaces with few walls and minimal use of small, enclosed rooms. Modern office space designs follow this trend, where there are few...
1 year ago

A Competitive Edge Through Layout & Workflow In Australian Pathology Labs

Posted on the 30th of Jan 2020 by admin
Smart pathology management involves sample throughput assessment in all divisions of the pathology laboratory whilst maintaining precision and accuracy. Whilst automation with digital pathology is...
2 years ago

Tips For Success In Your Lab Relocation

Posted on the 23rd of Jan 2020 by admin
The relocation of your lab requires the utmost detail, regardless of your industry. Lab relocation is a highly important and delicate task which can be affected significantly from the smallest...
2 years ago

Case Study: Adelaide Botanic High School

Posted on the 21st of Jan 2020 by admin
Westlab was approached by the South Australian Department for Education to assist with the initial equipment set-up package for its first vertical school, Adelaide Botanic High School, located in...
2 years ago

A Guide to Choosing a Pipette Tip

Posted on the 30th of Oct 2019 by admin
There are an array of pipette tips available in the market and it can become difficult to select an appropriate tip for your application. Not only do you need to find a tip that fits your pipette, you...
2 years ago

9 Ways to Make Your Day Productive in the Lab

Posted on the 2nd of Oct 2019 by admin
1. Plan Ahead For an efficient and productive day at the lab, the first and foremost thing to do is plan your day. This may be done at the end of the previous day, or in the morning at work. Jot down...
2 years ago
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