Lab coat

Wearing a lab coat is compulsory in most labs. Lab coats should be worn exclusively in the lab to prevent possible contamination. Lab coats must be long sleeved and buttoned up to fully protect both skin and clothes from spills. Lab coats should also be frequently laundered on-site or by a professional laundering service.

Additionally you should wear an apron if you are working with splash hazards, volatile or reactive solutions which may easily pass through the fabric of a lab coat.

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