Machine Safety

Unguarded moving parts of machines/equipment and the sudden or uncontrolled release of their power systems can result in serious injuries.  Personnel working with machines must be aware of the risks involved and follow safe work practices. 

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Cryogenics Safety

Cryogenics is the science of ultra low temperatures.Low temperatures are achieved by the liquefaction of gases.Liquid nitrogen and liquid helium are used widely in research laboratories. Improper handling of cryogens can result in serious injuries.

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Fire Safety

Research laboratories have many potential sources which can cause a fire. A fire can disdisrupt research activities, cause property damage and can endanger lives.

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Laser Safety

Lasers find wide application in various fields.  Lasers have the potential to cause serious injuries or permanent disability if precautions are not taken to ensure safe operation.

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Radiation Safety

Radioactive isotopes occur naturally or can be generated artificially. They emit ionizing radiation in the form of electromagnetic waves or energetic particles.

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Gas Cylinder Safety

Certain specific properties of compressed gases make them highly useful in various research activities. These gases, however, can be dangerous if not handled in an appropriate manner.

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Chemical Safety

Wide range of chemicals are used in research laboratories of the Institute, each with its own inherent hazards. An understanding of the potential hazards and precautions required in handling of chemicals is of outmost importance in preventing exposure to chemicals and mishaps.

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Bio Safety

Bio-related research activities may involve manipulation of microbial, animal or plant cells. The risks associated with  these activities arise from the samples and /or the procedural requirements.

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