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A Quick Guide to Lab Equipment Decontamination

At SEPS, we respect the value of laboratory cleanliness. For years, we’ve made lab equipment certification and maintenance a priority. Lab hygiene and safety are two principles essential to our everyday mission. We also know how essential it is to decontaminate lab equipment. This term describes a procedure that renders a device, instrument or surface  … Read more

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3 Simple Tips to Maintaining Laboratory Equipment

Managing a lab these days is a spectacular balancing act. At SEPS, we’re experts on helping to keep labs clean, safe and functional. Hygiene, equipment operating, maintenance and repairs demand constant attention. And considering our decades of experience, plus varied repair and certification services, we know all about how to maintain a lab. Of course,  … Read more

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Biosafety Levels 1-4: What’s the Difference?

In biological labs, all personnel must take precautions in order to protect themselves, their co-workers and their environment. Similar to the testing and certification of lab equipment, lab facilities must meet certain standards. These standards ensure the safe handling of dangerous organisms. Each biological organism that employees test and handle receive specific, numerical ratings. The  … Read more

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Cleanrooms & The Importance of Uniform Airflow

Within several scientific industries, workers must conduct research or manufacture in extremely clean, sanitary environments. Cleanrooms are the solution to this particular need. And, in critical environments, the cleanliness relies heavily on airflow. Creating and maintaining the perfect cleanroom is no easy task. They must adhere to high, rigid standards, specifically the FDA’s. In addition, every  … Read more

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COVID-19 Vaccine Storage & Handling Practices

For hundreds of years, we’ve relied on vaccinations to protect us from countless illnesses. And today, in the modern lab, the storage and handling of these vaccines are essential. Additionally, they’re not only critical to the success of your lab, but to the health and safety of communities worldwide. Today, with the continuing threat of  … Read more

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3 Types of Vital Lab Equipment That Need Certification

No matter what your scientific industry may be, making sure your equipment is in excellent shape is essential. At SEPS, we maintain a multi-decade commitment to serving the scientific community with our services. Our cleaning, decontamination, repair and more are all refined to ensure your lab continues to operate with maximum efficiency. Without a doubt,  … Read more

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Biological Safety Cabinets: Decontamination Checklist

A biological safety cabinet is one of the most important tools for the countless labs that use them. At SEPS, biological safety cabinets (or BSCs) are one of the lab tools we have the most experience cleaning, repairing and maintaining. They’re critical to preserving the safety of lab workers. Nowadays, in the age of COVID-19,  … Read more

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When Do You Need Lab Equipment Certification?

Lab equipment certification is an official way to verify that lab equipment is working properly. Obviously, getting accurate results from your lab equipment is of critical importance. However, do you know when you need lab equipment certification? And, how often should your lab have equipment certified? At SEPS, our mission is to support the scientific  … Read more

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Cleaning & Sterilizing Your Cleanroom

These days, cleanliness is more important than ever. The world continues to grapple with a pandemic. At SEPS, helping labs stay clean and sterile has been part of our mission for many years. Often, lab workers must handle some pretty dangerous organisms. This is especially true in labs with biological safety (or “biosafety”) lab ratings.  … Read more

Properly Sanitizing Your Lab’s High Traffic Areas

Right now, every business is struggling to adjust to a very new world. Even though COVID-19 cases are dropping in the North East area, we still have to proceed with absolute caution. Many businesses have safety policies changing on a daily basis. And in labs, when workers must often work in close proximity to each  … Read more