Safety starts with Awareness: Laboratory seminar series – first half 2019

Jun 14, 2019


Esco Malaysia promised to continue our advocacy on safety by conducting a series of laboratory safety awareness seminars all over the country. We have conducted a total of __ successful seminars on the first half of the year.


January 2019

We have conducted 3 successful seminars this month. The first one was on the 15th of January held at Gnosis Laboratories (M) Sdn Bhd. Followed by seminars at Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad and Gribbles Pathology (M) Sdn Bhd conducted on the 30th and 31st, respectively. These seminars were led by Esco Sales Manager, Ms. Wendy Yong.



February 2019

Four (4) seminars were conducted in the month of February. On the 20th of February, Ms. Rhea Zacate, Esco Healthcare Product Specialist, conducted a seminar at Penang Adventist Hospital. Ms. Ooi Ying Shing, Esco Product Sales Specialist, lead two seminars on the 21st and 22nd at United Malayan Flour Sdn Bhd and LabLink KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital, respectively.

Another seminar was simultaneously done on the 21st by Ms. Lee Mei Ying, Esco Dealer Manager, and Ms. Lu Kwang Shan, Esco Product Sales Specialist, at the National Orthopaedic Center of Excellence for Research & Learning (NOCERAL), Universiti Malaya.



March 2019

This month has been full of activities for Esco and yet we were able to hold 9 fruitful seminars.

Safety Awareness Seminar on Fume Hood and Chemical Handling was conducted by Ms. Wendy Yong on the 6th and 22nd of March in HOE Pharmaceuticals Sdn Bhd and PKSJ Fertilizers Sdn Bhd, respectively. On the 13th, two seminars were simultaneously held at the Hospital Taiping and Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (PPUKM). Ms. Ooi Ying Shing conducted another set of seminars on the 16th and 25th at SM Biomed Sdn Bhd and Quest International University Perak, respectively. Ms Rhea Zacate led two seminars about Radiopharmacy on the 24th and 27th at Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Pantai Hospital Bangsar Kuala Lumpur, respectively. On the 28th, a Safety Awareness on Biological Safety Cabinet, Fume Hood and Isolators in Preparation of Radiopharmaceuticals, was conducted by Ms. Wendy Yong.

A total number of 205 professionals attended this month’s seminar.



April 2019

Despite of the busy schedules at the end of the first quarter, Esco still managed to conduct 20 seminars for this month.

Seminars at Permulab Sdn Bhd, Hospital Miri Sarawak, Pantai Hospital Bangsar Kuala Lumpur, Pharmaniaga Research Centre Sdn Bhd, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Jesselton Medical Centre – Sabah, Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital, Hospital Wanita dan Kanak-Kanak Likas, Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun Ipoh Perak, Hospital Umum Sarawak, University of Science Malaysia (USM) – Centre for Herbal Standardization (CHEST), PKD Melaka Tengah, Klinik Kesihatan in Melaka, Ken-Rich Chemical Production Sdn Bhd, Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR), Sunfert International Fertility Centre Bangsar, and Nam Pharma Sdn Bhd were led by Esco Product Specialists, Ms. Wendy Yong, Ms. Lu Kwang Shan, Ms. Rhea Zacate, Ms. Vella Fung, Ms. Ooi Ying Shing, Ms. Chua Sook Chin, Ms. Hafizah Sepei and Mr. Jason Tham, Country Manager of Esco Malaysia. A total number of 362 professionals participated in this activity for this month.




May 2019

Esco Malaysia was conducted 2 seminars on this month. On the 2nd of May, Ms. Vella Fung led a seminar at the Hospital Queen Elizabeth, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Another seminar was conducted on 16th at Blood Bank, Sarawak General Hospital by Mr. Jason Tham.



We hope that we have conveyed the true essence of safety. May these lessons guide each of us in fulfilling our obligation to the environment and to the society. Let us continue spreading and enriching awareness on laboratory safety so we can make the world a better place to live in.