Read and follow all necessary safety rules for handling biological samples and chemicals/safe work in a biological/chemical laboratory according to the Weizmann safety regulations:
MALDI imaging instruments:
A MALDI imaging mass spectrometer uses a UV laser for ionization is a high-vacuum instrument and in case of the SOLARIX FTICR has a strong electromagnet attached, which is cooled with liquid He. Use or work in the instrument laboratories is allowed only after reading and in accordance to the Weizmann safety regulations.
Strong magnetic fields & cryogenic liquids:
The regulations are written for NMR and MRI, but apply in the same way for FTICR-MS.