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The Eagleson Institute

Education, Certification & Safety Training
Chemical & Environmental Safety in the Lab

The Eagleson Institute is a non-profit foundation with a mission to globally promote the principles and practices of health and safety in the life sciences community

Eagleson Institute classes consist of lectures, demonstrations, break-out sessions, problem solving, role-playing and hands-on training.  All programs are carefully designed to engage the adult learner with hands-on workshops to refine their technical skills.

Digital Training Media

  • Biological Safety Cabinets: A Web-Based Training
  • Effective Use of Class II Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Safe Use of Chemical Fume Hoods

The Eagleson Institute was founded in 1989 by Dennis Eagleson, CEO of Baker, in memory of his father John M. Eagleson, Jr. Jack was President of Baker, a manufacturer of Biological Safety Cabinets, Clean Benches and Fume Hoods, from 1959 until his death in 1988. Beginning his career as an engineer, he was a pioneer in the development and testing of ventilation equipment. He was also a strong proponent of sharing information and teaching others. Whether a formal training program or an informal discussion, Jack liked to challenge the minds of his employees and others he met. These are the qualities for which the Institute was founded and for which the memory of Jack lives on.