To Waste or Not to Waste
Recorded On: 07/13/2020
As one of the top hazardous occupations in the United States, histology's major safety concerns revolve around the hazardous chemicals and waste generated in the laboratory. This safety workshop focuses on identifying the common hazards in the laboratory, understanding the requirements and regulations of satellite accumulation and waste disposal, and identifying appropriate handling and storage of laboratory waste. Attendees will understand the difference between waste storage and satellite accumulation, as well as the regulations for both. Common EPA deficiencies pertaining to waste and spills are discussed. Both basic and obscure knowledge is shared, along with helpful tips to improve the safety of your laboratory. --
AnnaStacia Penrod, BS, MBA, HTL(ASCP)
- Ms. Penrod is currently an Account Executive with Epredia. Prior to joining Epredia she was Histology Lab Supervisor with Quest Diagnostic and a Histology Lab Supervisor with Mercy Medical Center. She holds her MBA, and is currently working her Doctorate of Philosophy. She holds a Bachelors of Science from Iowa State University and was awarded her HTL in 2014.