Lab Safety Is Tackled as a Problem of Behaviors as Much as Standards

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The National Research Council is beginning a yearlong analysis of what can be done to stop a rash of lab accidents on university campuses. In a relatively new approach, behavioral scientists will take part in the review.
May 15, 2013

Safety advocates have been holding out hope that the unprecedented criminal prosecution of a University of California professor, Patrick G. Harran, might finally persuade researchers to take laboratory safety more seriously.

But the federally...

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