Benefits of High Containment Glove Boxes for Pharmaceuticals

If you’re using or considering a standard Class III Bio Safety Cabinet, you may find it more beneficial to use a High Containment Glove box. The pharmaceutical industry deals with a lot of different chemicals and compounds. Personnel protection is of great concern for Class III biological applications. That’s why the Class III Biological Safety […]

Options for Airflow Monitoring in Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms

How can pharmaceutical cleanrooms ensure compliance between certification visits if they don’t have centralized airflow monitoring? Some existing pharmaceutical cleanrooms were designed without centralized monitoring systems. For these facility managers, certification is their primary means of ensuring compliance. It would be ideal, however, to know when intervention may be necessary during daily operations. The big […]

4 Common Reasons Cleanroom Employees are Not up to Par

Before you take disciplinary action against an underperforming employee, make sure you investigate the reason behind poor work performance. It’s frustrating when employees don’t meet expectations. We’ve all encountered situations where training doesn’t seem to stick, rules are not followed correctly, or employees don’t seem to be doing everything they are supposed to. Whatever the […]

Is your Cleanroom Training Effective for Millennials?

Years ago, “Millennial” seemed like a dirty word. As they began infiltrating our workforce, generations above them judged harshly, finding them entitled and lacking a work ethic. Now that they are fully immersed in our working culture, we have found that they bring opportunities for growth and evolution. However, the youngest of this generation are […]

Quick Tips for Fume Hood Exhaust Monitoring Part 2

Proper airflow is vital to personnel who are working with corrosive, hazardous, or volatile materials in a cleanroom. Safety hinges on proper fume hood exhaust monitoring; it alerts workers when the airflow drops below calibrated levels. In Part 1, we discussed some available options in fume hoods. With a fume hood selected, you can focus […]

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