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Reducing Contamination Risk in Microbiological QC Workflows

How to improve ergonomics and reproducibility.





The repetitive nature of routine laboratory tasks creates a risk for repetitive strain injury (RSI), especially for scientists and technicians in pharma. RSI is closely related to instrument design—poor designs can be difficult to operate and clean, resulting in contact stress, excess force application, and awkward operator postures. RSI also affects workflow reproducibility through poor technique, errors, and cross contamination. Contamination is a particular threat when laboratory filtration devices such as manifolds, filter funnels, and pumps are difficult to properly clean.

Download this article from PALL to explore new filtration designs that are considerably more ergonomic and easier to clean than conventional products.