Anyone who is likely to use liquid nitrogen for cryopreservation or storage should know about its handling, properties and hazards.
Our colleagues at ACE are running a Liquid Nitrogen/Cryobank Training Day targeted for people in the IVF/ART world. It will take place on the 21st of May at the Marriott Hotel, Southampton Rd, Portsmouth, PO6 4SH:
See https://www.embryologists.org.uk/calendar/event/view?id=36 for more details.
Topics will include hazards from uncontrolled release and asphyxia; differing types of cryogenic vessels for storage and delivery; safe handling in general and the choice and use of suitable Personal Protective Equipment.
As a reminder, membership of ACE gives access to a worldwide community of Clinical Embryologists and allied professions with the following additional benefits:
- Access to the HPC approved ACE CPD scheme
- Support, advice and best practice guidelines
- A private members' forum for exchange of ideas
- Access to the quarterly magazine, 'The Embryologist'
More at : https://www.embryologists.org.uk
The photo shows ACE member Jon Taylor's New Life clinic in Epsom, SW London. More at http://newlifeclinic.org.uk/:
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