Top 10 Healthcare Laboratory Safety Hazards

Top 10 Healthcare Laboratory Safety Hazards

Title: Top 10 Healthcare Laboratory Safety Hazards

Date: June 1, 2022

Time: 1 p.m. ET

Presenter: Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, CQA(ASQ)

Learn to Identify Common Hazards and Help Your Team Avoid Them

Unfortunately, most healthcare laboratory team members are not focused on the everyday safety hazards that exist within their work environments. These hazards significantly and financially impact organizations’ protection of workers, operating costs, and even service levels for patient treatment plans. Busy, tired, and even experienced technicians are at a growing risk level from “near-misses” becoming injuries or missed work every day.

Safety programs and those responsible for them are being taxed in ways that, as a community of safety professionals, we have not experienced in normal times. In this webinar, “Dan the Lab Safety Man” Scungio and a team of panelists will identify the top 10 most frequently seen safety hazards in healthcare laboratories. You’ll learn cost-effective solutions for avoiding these everyday hazards so you may gain a greater understanding of how to keep the people around you safe.

Learning Objectives

This webinar will help you:

  • Understand basic/intermediate laboratory safety regulations and applications
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of specific lab safety subjects
  • Find cost-effective solutions to everyday hazards
  • Relate laboratory needs to specific lab safety products, PPE, engineering controls, etc.
  • Strengthen awareness of healthcare lab safety needs and how to avoid accidents

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This webinar is produced by Whitehat Communications, a provider of continuing education programs in clinical laboratory sciences that has been approved by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.™ Program. One P.A.C.E. credit hour will be provided for this complimentary, basic-level program.



Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, CQA(ASQ)

Also known as “Dan the Lab Safety Man,” Daniel J. Scungio’s experience as a certified medical technologist spans over 30 years. Dan worked as a laboratory generalist in hospitals ranging in size from 75 to 800 beds before becoming a laboratory manager. After 10 years of lab management, he became the Laboratory Safety Officer for a system of more than 10 hospitals and over 20 laboratories and draw sites in Virginia and North Carolina. Dan earned a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in Amherst and Buffalo, New York.