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SEPS: Our Accreditations & Affiliations

At S.E.P.S., we’ve spent eighteen years serving the scientific community. We aim to provide the highest quality of service in the controlled environment field. Whether it’s calibration, testing, lab certification or repairs, we want to solve all of your problems swiftly and efficiently. Additionally, we prioritize perfection. In our field, it’s important to have the  … Read more

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Updated Guidelines for Handling & Processing Possible COVID-19 Specimens

S.E.P.S. maintains a firm dedication to the cleanliness and safety of scientific work environments. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, we’re discovering new information about the virus on a daily basis. Our previous FAQ on the virus explored the basics of lab decontamination and safety from C.D.C. resources. Additionally, our previous post broke down  … Read more

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SEPS & the Fight Against COVID-19

S.E.P.S. has always exercised a firm commitment to lab cleanliness and safety. The health and safety of our associates, employees and customers is of the utmost importance to us. We’ve served the scientific community in New York and the Tri-State Area for years with a firm commitment to the sterilization and decontamination of lab environments.  … Read more

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FAQs on Lab Biosafety and COVID-19

Biosafety measures for protection from exposure to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 is changing day to day. Lab personnel should adapt based on CDC, WHO, and OSHA standards. While general guidance, such as frequent hand washing still applies, those exposed to the virus need extra precautions. Obviously, all of these precautions may not apply to every  … Read more

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3 Steps to Successful Lab Decommissioning

Disposing of or moving scientific equipment is complex. When it comes time to dismantle, remove or discard your equipment, this process is known as decommissioning. Unfortunately, you can’t simply dispose of lab equipment in a dumpster. In order to accomplish this right, you need professional decommissioning services. Essentially, we make sure that lab equipment goes  … Read more

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Preventing Contamination in Your Lab

Every lab has had their run-ins with contamination. Managing a lab can be quite the balancing act. Whether you’re dealing with scientific equipment repairs, calibration or chemical spills, lab administration can be demanding and stressful. Naturally, close calls with lab contamination are simply par for the course. However, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t fight contamination  … Read more

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5 FAQs on Effective BSC Decontamination & Certification

Biological safety cabinets (or BSC’s or biosafety cabinets) are one of the most important tools in modern labs. They provide an enclosed, ventilated space for safely handling hazardous materials. Most labs with a biosafety level rating have these cabinets to handle samples in. Here, we’ve broken down a few FAQs on BSC decontamination and certification.  … Read more

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Lab Equipment Certification: Why is it important?

Most lab managers would agree that maintaining a laboratory or cleanroom is a spectacular balancing act. Laboratories of any kind – whether medical, biological or pharmaceutical – require an extraordinary management to ensure they function safely and efficiently. An important aspect of this is lab equipment certification services. Certification services are integral to laboratory safety  … Read more

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All About Cleanroom Air Showers

Cleanrooms are controlled environments used in scientific and manufacturing fields. Essentially, pollutants like dust, aerosol particles and airborne organisms are kept at a minimum using laminar airflow. Another indispensable tool in cleanrooms are air showers. Air showers are critical to the safety of personnel and instruments in several facilities. In this post, we’ll present a  … Read more

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5 Common Methods of Lab Sterilization

In a professional lab setting, you can never be too hygienic or safe. Scientific industries often present specific safety challenges in the handling of biological specimens and hazardous materials. In order to ensure laboratories and lab personnel remain as safe as possible, we have specific services in place. Services like lab equipment disposal, biosafety cabinet  … Read more