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Under Pressure, Universities Take a Renewed Shot at Improving Lab Safety

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A series of high-profile lab accidents, including a fatal fire at UCLA, have created pressure on universities to enact stronger safety standards before the government compels them to do so.
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Motivated by the fear of possible new federal regulations, university leaders gathered in Washington on Wednesday as part of a national study commission seeking strategies to improve lab-safety conditions.

It was the third straight year a commission...

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