Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 09:27:52 -0500
Reply-To: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
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From: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: CHAS Spring 2004 Workshop Schedule
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See also for details of the Spring 2004
Technical Program of the Division of Chemical Health and Safety of
the American Chemical Society.

- Ralph

Division of Chemical Health and Safety
Spring 2004 Workshops and Technical Program Set!

Chemical Health and Safety Division Workshops - Anaheim
March 26 & 27, 2004
Below is the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health &
Safety workshop schedule for the 227th National Meeting in March,
2004, in Anaheim. You are welcome to join the Division to obtain the
Member's rate for any and all workshops. Non-member pricing includes
one year's membership to the Division.

If you have any questions about the workshops, contact Dr. Jim
Kaufman by email at labsafe**At_Symbol_Here** ; Fax (508-647-0062); or Phone

Mailing address for workshop registration is:
Dr. James Kaufman
The Laboratory Safety Institute
192 Worcester Road
Natick, MA 01760

The Laboratory Safety Workshop Friday, March 26, 2004 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$292.50 non-members/ $249.00 CHAS members
Dr. James Kaufman or Dr. W.H. (Jack) Breazeale
Location: TBD

This classic presentation on laboratory safety by the Laboratory
Safety Institute (LSI) has been attended by thousands of safety
professions. With experience in both industrial and academic
laboratories, Jim and Jack give a "real world" approach to safety
issues in the laboratory. Their stories are both interesting and
pertinent. Interactive demonstrations help you deal with everything
from creative wiring in the lab to administrators without a vision of
what it means to have safe workplace. Highly entertaining, and an
excellent forum to speak openly about safety problems in your

Laboratory Waste Management Friday, March 26, 2004, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$292.50 non-members/ $249.00 CHAS members
Mr. Russell Phifer
Location: TBD

This comprehensive one-day course will identify the various
regulatory requirements that apply to laboratories that generate
hazardous waste, as well as provide insight into the options for
on-site management and off-site disposal. Focus will include
discussion on recycling/reclamation techniques, economical handling
of wastes, and liability issues. Mr. Phifer has over 25 years
experience in managing laboratory wastes for academic and industrial
laboratories and is a member and chair of the ACS Task Force on
Environmental Health & Safety.

How To Be A More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer

Saturday, March 27, 2004, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
$292.50 non-members/ $249.00 CHAS members
Dr. James Kaufman, Mr. Russell Phifer, Dr. George H.Wahl, Jr. Location: TBD

Take a close look at the Chemical Hygiene Officer position, and
prepare at the same time for the CHP Certification exam to be held
the next day. Kaufman, Phifer and Wahl give a different slant to
safety issues in the laboratory, focusing on what you do and how you
can do it better. The presenters bring a wide variety of experience
to the table, but the real stars of the workshop are you - past
attendees note the interactive approach focusing on their problems,
from getting administrators involved in safety to dealing with
regulatory concerns. The course covers all of the content areas of
the certification exam (presented on Sunday through NRCC), including
a sample test in the same format as the real one. Whether you are a
new Chemical Hygiene Officer or an "old" one, you will find something
to put to real use in this fast-paced presentation. You can apply for
the Chemical Hygiene Officer certification examination by National
Registry of Certified Chemists online at

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