Explain and Analyse Why Lab Procedures and Practice Must Be Communicated in a Lab.

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Explain and analyse why lab procedures and practice must be communicated in a lab.

Introduction

This essay is about why lab procedures and practice must be communicated in a lab. In the essay I have talked about lab procedures lab practice, standard operation procedure communication, training, risk assessment, HSE and HSE inspection Health and welfare at work act 2005 and finally I have talked about Health and safety in a laboratory.

Lab procedures and lab practice

Lab procedures must be communicated in a lab to ensure that the lab is a safe place to perform experiments. Using good judgment, observe safety rules and follow directions can prevent accidents form happening. Experiments should include comments to alert people to probable hazards, and how to protect against injury. We need to make judgements about the importance of communicating lab procedure to all lab staff because it mean that are the lab is a safe place to do experiments.

Lab practice is a set of principles which provide a framework which laboratory studies are planned, performed monitored, recorded, reported, and also archived and reported. Lab practice ensures quality, integrity and reliability of safety data. Lab practices must be communicated in a lab to provide a framework, within which laboratory studies are planned, performed monitored recorded and reported. This ensures that hazards and risks to users, consumers and environment can be assessed.

Good Lab Practice.

Good lab practice is a set of principles which provide a framework which laboratory studies are planned, performed monitored, recorded, reported, and also archived and reported. Good lab practice ensures quality, integrity and reliability of safety data.

The Good lab principles include:

Organization and personnel--- management responsibilities, study personnel responsibilities, sponsor responsibilities, principle investigation responsibilities, and study director responsibilities. •Quality assurance program- quality assurance personnel

Facilities- facilities for test and reference items, test system facilities •Equipments, reagents and materials
Test systems- biological, physical /chemical
Test and reference items
Standard operating procedures
Performance of study – study plan, conduct of study
Reporting of results

People who are involved in good lab practice are investigators because to investigate the lab to ensure that it is a safe work environment and to ensure that they are working in good lab practice.

Standard operating procedure

Standard operating procedure is a document that is used to deal with steps of a procedure. Standard operating procedure is required to achieve maximum safety and the performed research carried out is efficient in a laboratory.

Standard operating procedure is useful for avoiding accidents or reducing injuries that can be linked with the laboratory use of hazardous chemicals. They provided information on how to identify and control hazards that are associated with the uses of hazardous chemicals. Standard operating procedure minimizes and promotes quality carried out by a process or product. It also minimizes miscommunication, it address safety concerns. Finally standard operating procedures reduce work efforts.

Standard operating procedure should be updated regularly; this is to ensure that the requirements are along with the working practice. It should be carried out to guarantee that the outcome is expected and is without any errors occurring. Standard operating procedure is required to be achieved by some clinical research; this is so that maximum safety is carried out by the research. Appropriate standard operating procedure must be included with every person that is involved with the research.

Communication

Communication is transferring information from one to another. It is a learned skill. Communication can be verbal such as speaking or can be an...
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