Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2003 15:27:23 -0400
Reply-To: "Ralph Stuart, University of Vermont" <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
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From: "Ralph Stuart, University of Vermont" <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: NY Programming available on the web

I have updated the CHAS web site
with a list of the divisional workshops to be offered and technical
program to be offered at the New York National Meeting in September.
I have listed the titles below.

- Ralph

The Laboratory Safety Workshop
Friday September 5, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
$242.50 non-members/ $199.00 CHAS members
Dr. James Kaufman
Location: Jacob Javits Center 1E04

Laboratory Waste Management
Friday, September 5, 2003, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
$199.00 CHAS members
Mr. Russell Phifer
Location: Jacob Javits Center 1E03

How To Be A More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer
Saturday, September 6, 2003, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
$249.00 CHAS members
Dr. James Kaufman, Mr. Russell Phifer, Dr. George H.Wahl, Jr.
Location: Jacob Javits Center 1E02

You can apply for the Chemical Hygiene Officer certification
examination by National Registry of Certified Chemists online at

2003 CHAS Awards Symposium

1:35 - 1. Changing the way chemists think about safety. R. H. Hill Jr.
1:55 - 2. Transforming employees into safety partners. K. P. Fivizzani
2:15 - 3. Forging the future of chemical safety: Leading from the
front. H. J. Elston
2:45 - 4. Tillman-Skolnick award winner presentation - "How DivCHAS
has helped me as an academic safety professional". P. Ashbrook

Laboratory Waste Management: Initiatives for Regulatory Change
Cosponsored with ACS Task Force on Laboratory Environmental Health &
Safety, and ENVR

9:00 - Introductory Remarks.
9:05 - 5. Paperwork reduction: Elimination of land disposal
restriction forms. R. Phifer
9:25 - 6. Treatment of waste in laboratories. J. Harless
9:45 - 7. Benefits of extended storage for laboratory hazardous
waste. E. A. Talley , P. A. Reinhardt
10:05 - Intermission.
10:20 - 8. RCRA and labs: Lessons from Project XL. R. Stuart
10:40 - 9. Current issues in mixed waste management. W. V. L. Lipton
11:00 - 10. Laboratory waste and the process of regulatory reform at
EPA. K. Fitzgerald

Building Strong Safety Cultures and the Technician's Role in Safety

Body Armor for Emergency Responders: Personal Protective Equipment
and Homeland Security

1:30 - Overview of protection issues I.
1:50 - 11. Chemical/biological/radioactive/nuclear (CBRN) respirator
standards development. J. Szalajda
2:20 - 12. The use of small, specialized containment hoods by
emergency responders for handling and evaluation of unknown samples.
D. Walters , R. Ryan
3:20 - 13. Instrumentation and the selection of PPE. M. J. Platek
3:50 - 14. How to select the proper hand protection for domestic
preparedness. D. Groce
4:20 - 15. Mobile Response Unit (MRU) and effective emergency
response. K. Franzen


Teaching Safety
G. H. Wahl Jr., Organizer

8:40 - 16. Safety, the first chemistry lesson. M. A. Phillips
9:00 - 17. Teaching laboratory safety:  A decade of experience. J. M. Rank
9:20 - 18. Comments on "the dangerous demo" revisited: no dead heros.
L. A. Malchick
9:40 - 19. Chemical safety for the laboratory and studio: An
interdisciplinary course. R. Lippman , S. Moon
10:00 - 20. From theory to reality: teaching safety to be used. L. H. Carboni
10:30 - 21. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory chemical hygiene
and safety training. L. McLouth
10:50 - 22. ACS taskforce for safety in the chemistry curriculum. B. L. Foster
11:10 - 23. Online chemistry course (OLCC): chemical safety:
protecting ourselves and our environment. S. E. Van Bramer , D.
Rosenthal, G. Trammell
11:30 - 24. Safety modules and on-line safety education. G. H. Wahl Jr.

Body Armor for Emergency Responders: Personal Protective Equipment
and Homeland Security
N. Langerman, Organizer

1:30 - Overview of protection issues II.
1:50 - 25. Protective clothing for chemical/biological/radiological
terrorism response. J. P. Ziegler
2:20 - 26. New technologies for radiation attenuation. T. Carroll
2:50 - Intermission.
3:20 - 27. Photo-ionization and multi-gas detectors for emergency
response and homeland security. W. R. Haag
3:50 - 28. Selection process for barrier hand protection - Reducing
the risk of exposure. J. R. Ashworth
4:20 - 29. Protecting emergency responders - FDNY challenges for the
future. R. Ingram

Fire Codes and Laboratory Operations/Emergency Evacuation Planning
for Laboratories

9:05 - 30. One emergency evacuation system for many complex
facilities - managed by volunteers! C. W. Lentz
9:25 - 31. Safety committees and emergency evacuation planning:  How
to shake up the system. B. Tobias, K. G. Benedict
9:45 - 32. How does FDNY Code affect laboratory operations in New
York City? N. M. Tooney
10:20 - 33. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory organic peroxide
former control program. L. McLouth
10:40 - 34. A 2002 incident in Germany: The herbicide Nitrofen - How
toxic? A case of mistaken identity? I. J. Wilk
11:00 - 35. Know the hazards when selecting the proper hand
protection. D. Groce

"On Your Mark, Get Set, GO! - Alternative Career Paths- Safety & Health"
Cosponsored with WCC, and YCC
F. K. Wood-Black, Organizer

1:25 - Introductory Remarks.
1:30 - 36. Getting here from there: What a long, strange trip it's
been. A. M. Noce
1:50 - 37. Careers in chemical health and safety in academe: Operate
in series or in parallel? N. M. Tooney
2:10 - 38. My tax return still says I am a chemist. K. P. Fivizzani
2:30 - Intermission.
2:45 - 39. Doctor, lawyer, chemist :  What do you want to be when you
grow up? C. L. Smith
3:05 - 40. So you want to clean up a spill, or Community Service can
be fun. C. J. Bruner
3:25 - 41. One to get ready, two to get steady, three to go. F. Wood-Black
3:45 - Panel Discussion.
4:25 - Concluding Remarks.


Issues of Homeland Security: What Can Chemists Do?
Cosponsored with PRES

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