Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 09:45:18 -0600
Reply-To: Cynthia Klein-Banai <cindy**At_Symbol_Here**UIC.EDU>
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From: Cynthia Klein-Banai <cindy**At_Symbol_Here**UIC.EDU>
Subject: Re: Safety course material
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Hazardous waste management - the importance of using the proper disposal
methods, as instructed.
Good housekeeping
At 08:00 AM 3/16/04 -0500, you wrote:
>I am in the process of setting up a specific safety course that will be
>required of all of our chemistry lab students. We have a set of guidelines
>in place, and go over them with the students, but have not formalized the
>training into a course with credit.
>Some specifics that I'm considering are
>-being able to get data from an MSDS
>-safety exits
>-chemical handling
>-reading our hazard system (we use a system built on the NFPA diamond that
>works for our freshmen and sophomores)
>-lab protection - goggles. clothing, etc
>-lab behavior
>What other topics should/could be covered? Our system of chemical labeling
>is basic, but I think it works. If someone needs a system or would like to
>pick mine apart - let me know and I'll send you the information.
>Joe Crockett
>"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called
>research, would it?" - Albert Einstein
>Joseph M Crockett
>Professor of Chemistry
>Bridgewater College of Virginia
>Bridgewater, VA 22812
>McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics - Office 307

Cynthia Klein-Banai, CHMM
Assistant Director for Chemical Safety
University of Illinois at Chicago
Health and Safety Section, M/C 645
228 Paulina Street Building
1140 S. Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612-7217

Tel: 312-413-9706   Fax: 312-413-3700

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