Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 11:27:48 -0400
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From: "Ralph Stuart, University of Vermont" <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: CHAS Final Program, 226th ACS National Meeting

Division of Chemical Health and Safety

Final Program, 226th ACS National Meeting
New York, NY, September 7-11, 2003

Kathryn Benedict, Kathryn.Benedict**At_Symbol_Here** ,    Program Chair

Chemical Ethics in Today's Society (see YCC , Mon)
Challenges in Food Safety: Microbial and Chemical Toxins (see AGFD , Tue)
Building Strong Safety Cultures and the Technician's Role in Safety
(see TECH , Mon)
Chemical Toxicology of Hormone Replacement Therapy: Perspectives on
the Women's Health Initiative 2002 (see TOXI , Mon)
Agriculture, Agrochemicals, and Homeland Security (see AGRO , Tue)

Dinner: Tue
Emergency Responder /PPE Reception: Mon
Executive Board Meeting: Sun
Programming Meeting: Mon
Task Force - Chemistry in the Curriculum: Sun

2003 CHAS Awards Symposium
K. G. Benedict and D. Walters, Organizers

1:25 - Introductory Remarks.
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
2:35 - Intermission.
2:45 - 4. Tillman-Skolnick award winner presentation - "How DivCHAS
has helped me as an academic safety professional". P. Ashbrook

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania -- Paris
Laboratory Waste Management: Initiatives for Regulatory Change
Cosponsored with ACS Task Force on Laboratory Environmental Health &
Safety, and ENVR
P. Ashbrook, Presiding
R. Phifer, Organizer

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. Z. Schneider-Graham
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
Cosponsored with TECH

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania -- Paris
Body Armor for Emergency Responders: Personal Protective Equipment
and Homeland Security

N. Langerman, Organizer

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
2:50 - Intermission.
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

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania -- Zurich

Teaching Safety
G. H. Wahl Jr., Organizer

8:30 - Introductory Remarks.
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
10:20 - Intermission.
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.


New York's Hotel Pennsylvania -- Zurich

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

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania -- Paris

Fire Codes and Laboratory Operations/Emergency Evacuation Planning
for Laboratories
E. A. Talley, Presiding
K. G. Benedict, Organizer

9:00 - Introductory Remarks.
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
10:05 - Intermission.
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


New York's Hotel Pennsylvania -- Paris

"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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