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March 2, 2021

Powered industrial trucks include

Forklifts Platform lift trucks Motorized hand trucks Other specialized equipment powered by electric or internal combustion engines

Training for authorized forklift/PIT operators consists of both formal instructional training and a practical evaluation . Recertification must be obtained every 3 years .

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February 23, 2021

When working with hazardous material in the laboratory, it can be easy to forget about the harm these materials can cause if they fall into the wrong hands. Here are some tips to keep your laboratory secure.

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February 22, 2021

Training for Ancillary Staff

Ancillalry staff (housekeeping, maintenance, security, environmental services, facilities management, and emergency response personnel) should receive instruction before working in or visiting an area where entry is controlled because of the presence of radiation, such as research laboratories and patient care areas. Regulations require the...