• Question: do you always have to wear a lab coat to work

    Asked by alex to Martin on 1 Mar 2019.
    • Photo: Martin McCoustra

      Martin McCoustra answered on 1 Mar 2019:

      No I don’t… The laboratory I run is filled with lots of stainless steel vacuum kit and electronics. The only chemicals we handle are safely kept inside glass and metal flasks connected to the instrumentation. So we only tend to wear safety specs routinely in the lab.