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Tune up your clinic security and safety for spring

Medical Environment Update, March 1, 2019

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As March gets into full swing, spring will be on everyone’s minds. In some of the southern climes, some of you will be feeling the first effects of the warm season and (rightfully so) will want to enjoy it. In the clinic and the laboratory, however, it’s still important to remember that safety is paramount. Unless you take a good inventory of the safety issues around your facility, the medical clinic or laboratory can actually be a pretty dangerous place when the weather warms up. Here are the things safety experts say you should keep in mind to ensure your facility is safe this spring.

Keep your employees cool—and your chemicals. As the temperature outside rises, it’s important to make sure the temperature inside stays constant, both for personal comfort and for safety.

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