New SOP Available: “Safe Autoclave Operation”

An autoclave (or steam sterilizer) uses steam heat under pressure to sterilize/decontaminate medical/lab items contaminated with microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and spores. Autoclaves are mostly used in laboratory settings to sterilize surgical instruments and glassware for example. This SOP offers the end user guidelines on the safe operation of the autoclave….

Attention EHSA Users! Access now requires USC Secure Network (e.g., VPN) connection

In our ongoing efforts to enhance data security and privacy, a secured USC internet connection is now required to access the EHSA application. Secure internet connections at USC: Questions? If you have any questions or encounter difficulties setting up VPN access, contact your local IT team which may be able to assist with your specific…