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Safety

Finger Cots for Protection in the Histology Laboratory.

Jacob Lundy, Biomedicine Branch, Biomedical Laboratory, Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland 21010. October 1973;III(4):40.

Coverslipping and Xylene-Dried Hands.

Bonnie M. Cohen, Bayside, New York 11361. January 1977;VII(1):93.

Precautions in Using Osmium Tetroxide.

James V. Robinson, B.S., Mercy Center for Health Care Services, Aurora, Illinois 60506. January 1977;VII(1):94.

Xylene (A Warning on its Use in the Histology and Cytology Laboratory).

Conrad I. Bush, CAPT, USAF, BSC, Chief of Laboratory Service, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. George E. Nelson, CAPT, USAF, BSC, Chief of Environmental Health, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. January 1977;VII(1):93.

Can You Help?

Janet Maass, Marshfield Medical Center Laboratory, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449. October 1980;X(4):152.

A Word of Caution.

Tamela Bird, Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada 89114. October 1981;XI(4):169.

Bis-Chloro-Methyl Ether (BCME): A Response.

Gary Gill, CT (ASCP), CMIAC, Department of Cytopathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205. April 1982;XII(2):176-177.

Decalcifying Fluid Explosion.

Leigh Winsor, James Cook University, School of Biological Sciences, Queensland 4811, Australia. April 1982;XII(2):177.

Incompatible Chemicals — An Issue to Consider.

Stephen Asiedu, Stuart Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Delaware 19897. November 1983;XIII(3):205-207.

Is Your Histology Lab a Toxic Waste Paradise?

Donald Axley, Kaiser Hospital, Sacramento, California 95823. April 1987;XVII(2):241-242.

Hazardous Materials Safety Manual.

Mark A. Turner, The Salvation Army, Booth Memorial Hospital, Florence, Kentucky 41042. May/June 1988;XVIII(2):6.

NSH Health and Safety Committee Deals with Hazardous Chemicals.

Brent Riley, Managing Editor. May/June 1991;XXI(3):254-255.

First Aid for Eosin “Bleeding Problem.”

Jeanne Colburn, Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals, Norwich, NY 13815. July/August 1992;XXII(3):324.

What Is Really Killing Health-care Workers?

June/July 1993;XXIII(1):35.

A Technical Note: Storage and Handling of Uranyl Nitrate.

Maureen Rose, MLT, ART, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario. March 1996;XXVI(1):4.

Letter to the Editor.

Sheryl Shears, NMT (N), RSO, Maureen Rose, WT, ART, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario, Canada. September 1996;XXVI(2):22.

Biomechanical Safety.

November 1998;XXIX(1):23.

A Closer Look at Xylene Substitutes to Reduce the Hazardous Waste Stream.

Deborah Maini, MS, CT(ASCP)HTL, Cytotechnologist, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY. Vol. XXX, No. 1, April 1999.

A Breath of Fresh Air—Using Respirators in the Workplace.

Maureen Doran, HTL (ASCP), Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Histology Center, 2055, Carbondale, IL 62901. May 2000;XXXII(1):4.

Latex Allergy.

Wanda Shotsberger, HT (ASCP), Medical University of South Carolina. November 2001;XXXIV(2):41.

Living With Formaldehyde in Today’s Healthcare Workplace.

Ted R. Bryan, BS, Consultant, Environmental Technologies. May 2002;XXXV(1):15.

Does Formaldehyde Kill Mycobacterium tuberculosis?

Vinnie Della Speranza, MS, HTL(ASCP) HT, MT, Mary Richardson, MD, Pathology Department, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. December 2002;XXXV(2):37.

Beware—Some Things You Don’t Want to Share.

Jane Chladny, HT (ASCP), University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, IL,jchladny@cvm.uiuc.edu; Maureen Doran, BS, HTL (ASCP), School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, mdoran@siumed.edu. May 2003;XXXVI(1):6.

More Than Just a Mandatory Exercise.

Robert A. Skinner, HTL(ASCP), Dana Gaddy, PhD, Associate Professor, Center for Orthopaedic Research, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, Skinnerroberta@uams.edu. May 2003;XXXVI(1):1.

Prion Diseases and Safety in the Histology Laboratory.

Phyllis Scalzo, HT(ASCP), National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Pxs76@cwru.edu. December 2003; XXXVI(2):36.

Sodium Hypochlorite Soak for Freshly Excised Skin Tissue Prior to Grossing and Frozen Sectioning.

Marie Tudisco, HT(ASCP), Barbara Strippoli, HT(ASCP), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. May 2006;XXXIX(1):1.

Dyeing to Be Safe

Maureen Doran, HTL(ASCP); Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Histology Center, Carbondale, IL. June 2009;XLII(1):14.

Histology Lab Safety: Frequently Asked Questions

Jason Burrill, HT(ASCP)SLS, Manager, Global Environment Health and Safety, Charles River Laboratories, Wilmington, MA; December 2009;XLII(2):36.

Proper Hand Hygiene Is the Key to Safeguarding the Nation’s Lab Practitioners

Susan Della Speranza, RN, BSN, Infection Control Practitioner; Summerville Medical Center, Summerville, SC; December 2009;XLII(2):39.

Lessons Learned From Exposure Incidents: Your Work Can Make You Ill!

Maureen Doran, MS, HTL(ASCP), Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Histology Center, Carbondale, IL. December 2010;XLIII(2):37.

Dewaxing Histology Slides Using Common Household Products: Let Your Lab Sparkle Green!

Michelle Moore, HT(ASCP), Schneider Regional Medical Center, St. Thomas, VI. January 2014;XLVI(2):28.